Synonyms

1. ampere

noun. ['ˈæmˌpɝː'] a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere).

Synonyms

  • international ampere

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2. ampere-second

noun. a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second.

Synonyms

  • quantity unit
  • abcoulomb
  • ampere-minute
  • charge unit
  • coulomb

3. ampere-minute

noun. a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs.

Synonyms

  • quantity unit
  • ampere-second
  • charge unit
  • coulomb
  • ampere-hour

4. ampere-turn

noun. a 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.

5. volt-ampere

noun. a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.

Synonyms

  • var
  • kilovolt-ampere

6. ampere-hour

noun. a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombs.

Synonyms

  • charge unit
  • ampere-minute

7. kilovolt-ampere

noun. a unit of electrical power equal to 1000 volt-amperes.

Synonyms

  • var
  • power unit

8. ampere

noun. ['ˈæmˌpɝː'] the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Synonyms

  • abampere
  • A
  • mA
  • abamp
  • current unit
  • amp

Sentences with ampere


1. Adverb
One joule is the work needed to move one ampere through one ohm of resistance for one second.

2. Adjective
Expect it to read the same as the ampere figure you calculated earlier.

3. Noun, singular or mass
A joule is the work done by one ampere of current passing through one Ohm of resistance for one second.

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