statampere

statampere

[stat-am-peer, stat-am-peer]
noun Electricity.
the electrostatic unit of current, equivalent to 3.3356 × 10 −10 ampere and equal to the current produced by an electromotive force of one statvolt acting through a resistance of one statohm.

Origin:
stat- (combining form representing electrostatic; see -stat) + ampere

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