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Ampere

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Ampere

(Science: physics, unit) The standard unit for measuring the strength of an electric current representing the flow of one coulomb of electricity per second. 1 kiloampere = 1000 amperes, 1 megampere = 1,000,000 amperes.

Abbreviation: a The basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme international d'Unites; a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps.