<electronics> The quantity of charge per unit time, measured in Amperes (Amps, A). By historical convention, the sign of current is positive for currents flowing from positive to negative potential, but experience indicates that electrons are negatively charged and flow in the opposite direction.

(01 Mar 1995)

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<chemistry> The amount of charge carried per unit time.

(09 Jan 1998)