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microampere

[ mahy-kroh-am-peer, -am-peer ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər /
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noun Electricity.
a unit of electric current, equal to one millionth of an ampere. Symbol: μA
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Origin of microampere

First recorded in 1900–05; micro- + ampere
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