[ mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer ]
/ ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər /
a unit of electric current equal to one thousandth of an ampere. Abbreviation: mA
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Examples from the Web for milliampere
The current required to produce electrolysis is very small, about one milliampere being sufficient.Wireless Transmission of Photographs|Marcus J. Martin
Its sensibility ought to be such that it is actuated by a tenth of a milliampere, and, if possible, even by less.Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy|John Ambrose Fleming
Medicine definitions for milliampere
[ mĭl′ē-ăm′pîr ]
A unit of current that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.
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