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amperage

[ am-per-ij, am-peer- ]
/ ˈæm pər ɪdʒ, æmˈpɪər- /
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noun Electricity.

the strength of an electric current measured in amperes. Abbreviation: amp.

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Origin of amperage

First recorded in 1890–95; ampere + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for amperage

amperage
/ (ˈæmpərɪdʒ) /

noun

the magnitude of an electric current measured in amperes, esp the rated current of an electrical component or device
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