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<physics> The standard unit for measuring the strength of an electric current representing the flow of one coulomb of electricity per second. 1 kiloampere = 1000 amperes, 1 megampere = 1,000,000 amperes.

One Amp is the current that will flow through a one-ohm resistance when one Volt DC is applied across it.

Abbreviation: A

(13 Feb 2009)

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