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Definition of the noun abampere

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noun - plural: abamperes

  1. a unit of current equal to 10 amperes
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of abampere: abamp
    • more generic term: current unit = a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
    • part: ampere / amp / A = the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Alternative definition of the noun abampere


  1. Unit of electrical current in electromagnetic and Gaussian cgs systems of units, equal to 10 amperes in SI units.

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Google previewAcoustical Engineering (1957)

by Harry F. Olson

AbampereAn abampere is the unit of current. Instantaneous Current — The instantaneous current at a point is the total instantaneous current at that point. The unit is the abampere. Effective Current — The effective current at a point is the ...

Google previewPrinciples of Direct-current Machines (1919)

by Alexander Suss Langsdorf

are all made equal to unity, / is likewise unity, from which it follows that the abampere is a current of such magnitude that if it flows in a straight wire 1 cm. long, placed perpendicular to the lines of force of a magnetic field having a flux density of ...

Google previewA Treatise on the Elements of Electrical Engineering: Direct and alternating current machines and systems (1917)

by William Suddards Franklin

The abampere is the c.g.s. unit of current. The electrical units now almost universally employed, namely, the ampere, the volt, the ohm, the coulomb, the farad, and so forth, are not the c.g.s. units but convenient multiples or FERROMAGNETISM ...

Google previewDictionary of it Terms (2009)

by S.k.bansal

The abampere is a moderately large unit of current, equivalent to 10 amperes (A). In most applications, the ampere, which is the unit of ...

Google previewGeneral Physics (1918)

An Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt

The abampere is the c.g.s. unit of current. The c.g.s. system of electrical units. — In earlier days, the resistance of a particular piece of wire would be used as a unit of resistance, the electromotive force of a particular voltaic cell would be used ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

aA Abampere. Abampere is the centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current, equivalent to 10 amperes. Electricity. AA Absolute Address; Machine Address. Absolute ...

Google previewDictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering (2013)

by Ian J. McColm

abampere. Noun. The cgs unit of current; equivalent to 10 A. It is the constant current ...

Google previewFiber Optics Illustrated Dictionary (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

abampere. AB AM An older Western Electric (now ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

α see alpha AA abampere; abdominal aorta; ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

2AA 2-aminoanthracene AA abampere; abdominal aorta; acetabular anteversion; ...

Google previewThe Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

abampere, ab-ampere In the centimeter-gram-second (CGS) system, an absolute unit for current. Since the abampere is often too large for practical convenience, current is described instead in terms of amperes (one- tenth of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

ofelectric current is the abampere (all e.m.u. have the prefix ah- attached to the names of practical units).

Google previewA Dictionary of Physics (2015)

by Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

abampere, abcoulomb, abvolt. The prefix is an abbreviation of the word 'absolute' ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

troop-transport helicopter AB-206 Agusta-Bell five-seat turbine-powered helicopter aba adrenergic blocking agent; antibacterial activity ab-a abampere ABA Aaron Burr Association; Air Brake Association; American Badminton Association; ...

Google previewSterling Dictionary of Physics (1999)

by Jasvinder Singh

to indicate the corresponding unit in the electromagnetic system (for example abvolt, abampere). (Also see absolute units). Abbe condenser : An optical ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Abampere An electromagnetic unit of current equivalent to 10 amperes. Abapical Away from or opposite the apex. Abaptiston A conical trephine so designed that it will not slip through the bony opening and injure the underlying dura mater or ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1M3P3E1R1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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