the time rate of flow of electric charge, in the direction that a positive moving charge would take and having magnitude equal to the quantity of charge per unit time: measured in amperes.
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Origin of electric current
First recorded in 1830–40
Words nearby electric current
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British Dictionary definitions for electric current
another name for current (def. 8)
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