[stat-am-peer, stat-am-peer]
noun Electricity.
  1. the electrostatic unit of current, equivalent to 3.3356 × 10−10 ampere and equal to the current produced by an electromotive force of one statvolt acting through a resistance of one statohm.

Origin of statampere

stat- (combining form representing electrostatic; see -stat) + ampere Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018