milliampere

milliampere

[mil-ee-am-peer, -am-peer]
noun Electricity.
a unit of electric current equal to one thousandth of an ampere. Abbreviation: mA

Origin:
1890–95; < French; see milli-, ampere

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milliampere mil·li·am·pere (mĭl'ē-ām'pēr)
n.

Abbr. mA A unit of current that is equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.

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