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former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere) | ampere , international ampere |

unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second | ampere-second , C , coulomb |

unit of magnetomotive force equal to the magnetomotive force produced by the passage of 1 ampere through 1 complete turn of a coil; equal to 1.257 gilberts | ampere-turn |

unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns | Gb , Gi , gilbert |

unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second | H , henry |

complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (cande | International System , International System of Units , SI , SI system , Systeme International , Systeme International d'Unites |

unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second | J , joule , watt second |

one thousandth of an ampere | mA , milliampere |

unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere | ohm |

unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 amp | V , volt |

unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere | var , volt-ampere |

unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm | W , watt |

ampere unit | watt |

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