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Synonyms for ampere

a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)

the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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Exide Electronics is the world's largest dedicated developer, manufacturer, marketer of UPS products from 250 VA to parallel systems with capacities measured in thousands of kilovolt amperes (kVA).
BEIRUT: The Energy Ministry said Thursday the fair price of electricity provided by private generators in November is LL410 for every hour of power supply for customers who receive 5 amperes and LL820 for those who receive 10 amperes.
The slide wiper is moved upward until the meter current indicates zero amperes.
In response, many Sidon residents have reduced their monthly consumption from five amperes to as low as two.
The new drivers offer peak output currents of 12 amperes, making them the highest-current MOSFET drivers offered by Microchip, and among the highest in the industry.
The PG0322NL inductors have a high heating current rating of 32 amperes to 60 amperes (A) and a high current saturation capability from 30A to 50A, ideal for high current, multiphase buck converter applications.
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BEIRUT: The Energy Ministry announced Thursday in a statement that the "fair price" of electricity provided by private generators for January is LL400 for every hour of power supply for customers who receive 5 Amperes and LL800 for those who receive 10 Amperes.
The camera generates X rays when 100,000 amperes of electric current surge through each of two thin wires that cross.
5 microhenry), high current (greater than 15 amperes (A) of current) applications.
It features three transformers which provides 50 Megavolt Amperes (MVA) each with a total capacity of 150 Megavolt Amperes.
Summary: Energy and Water Ministry issued Wednesday a circular fixing December's "fair price" for five amperes subscriptions for private generators at LL400 per hour.
A flexible superconducting tape that carries more than 1 million amperes of electric current per square centimeter of material has proven itself in the laboratory, scientists report.
EDL based its declaration on the decision of Water and Energy Minister Gebran Bassil, and said a lottery would be held to select the subscribers, who have shifted to 15 Amperes after
Williams of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology notes that sprites typically occur after the strongest kind of cloud-to-ground lightning, which transports positive charge downward in currents that can exceed 100,000 amperes.