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ampere, A, amp

1. The basic unit of electric current in the meter-kilogram-second system; equivalent to one coulomb per second.

2. A unit of electrical current or rate of flow of electrons.

2. A unit of electrical current or rate of flow of electrons.

One volt across one ohm of resistance causes a current flow of one ampere.

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ampere hour meter

An instrument that monitors current with time.

The indication is the product of current (in amperes) and time (in hours).

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ampere-hour, ampere hour; Ah, AH

A measure of the flow of current (in amperes) over one hour when the rate of flow is one ampere; equal to 3600 coulombs (standard international unit of electric charge).

Used to measure battery capacity.

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