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amperage

[am-per-ij, am-peer-] /ˈæm pər ɪdʒ, æmˈpɪər-/
noun, Electricity
1.
the strength of an electric current measured in amperes.
Abbreviation: amp.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; ampere + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for amperages

amperage

/ˈæmpərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the magnitude of an electric current measured in amperes, esp the rated current of an electrical component or device
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Word Origin and History for amperages

amperage

n.

strength of an electric current, 1889, from ampere on model of voltage.

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