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[ab-am-peer, ab-am-peer] /æbˈæm pɪər, ˌæb æmˈpɪər/
Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromagnetic current, equivalent to 10 amperes.
Origin of abampere
ab- (prefix used for a centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit) + ampere Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for abampere


the cgs unit of current in the electromagnetic system; the constant current that, when flowing through two parallel straight infinitely long conductors 1 centimetre apart, will produce a force between them of 2 dynes per centimetre: equivalent to 10 amperes abamp
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abampere in Medicine

abampere ab·am·pere (āb-ām'pēr')
The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current equal to ten amperes.

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abampere in Science
The unit of electromagnetic current in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to ten amperes.
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