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OTHER WORDS FROM AmpèreAm·per·i·an [am-peer-ee-uhn, -per-], /æmˈpɪər i ən, -ˈpɛr-/, adjective
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Currents are measured in units known as amperes, or amps, for short.
Jean Marie Ampere, famed as a mathematician and natural philosopher, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Ampere—Amperes are units by which the rate of flow of electrical current (electrons) is measured.
An ampere is 6.3 billion electrons passing one point in a circuit, in one second.
Show how to figure the wattage that a circuit protected by a 15 ampere fuse can handle.
The coulomb is defined as the quantity of electricity delivered by a current of one ampere during one second.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower