|abamp 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|
abampere ab·am·pere (āb-ām'pēr')
The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current equal to ten amperes.
|abampere (āb-ām'pîr') Pronunciation Key
The unit of electromagnetic current in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to ten amperes.