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electric current

noun, Electricity
the time rate of flow of electric charge, in the direction that a positive moving charge would take and having magnitude equal to the quantity of charge per unit time: measured in amperes.
Also called current, electricity.
Origin of electric current
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for electric current

electric current

another name for current (sense 8)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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