milliampere

[mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer]
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noun Electricity.

a unit of electric current equal to one thousandth of an ampere. Abbreviation: mA

Origin of milliampere

From French, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at milli-, ampere
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milliampere

[mĭl′ē-ămpîr]

n.

A unit of current that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.
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