[ mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer ]
/ ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər /

noun Electricity.

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

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Origin of milliampere

From French, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at milli-, ampere Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for milliampere

[ mĭl′ē-ămpîr ]


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