amperage

amperage
noun Date: 1893 the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes

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  • ampérage — [ ɑ̃peraʒ ] n. m. • 1905; de ampère ♦ Cour. (Incorrect en sc.) Intensité de courant électrique. ● ampérage nom masculin Désignation incorrecte de l intensité d un courant électrique. ampérage [ɑ̃peʀaʒ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1905, in Rev. gén. des sc., no 2 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Amperage — Am*per age, n. (Elec.) The strength of a current of electricity carried by a conductor or generated by a machine, measured in amp[ e]res. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amperage — (n.) strength of an electric current, 1894, from AMPERE (Cf. ampere) on model of VOLTAGE (Cf. voltage) …   Etymology dictionary

  • amperage — ► NOUN ▪ the strength of an electric current in amperes …   English terms dictionary

  • amperage — [am′pər ij, am pir′ij] n. the strength of an electric current, measured in amperes …   English World dictionary

  • amperage — /am peuhr ij, am pear /, n. Elect. the strength of an electric current measured in amperes. Abbr.: amp. [1890 95; AMPERE + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • amperage — noun The electric currents strength carried by a conductor or machine generated as measured by amperes …   Wiktionary

  • amperage — Strength of electric current. See ampere. * * * am·per·age am p(ə )rij, .pi(ə)r ij n the strength of a current of electricity expressed in amperes * * * am·per·age (amґpər əj) the amount of electric current expressed in amperes or… …   Medical dictionary

  • amperage — am|per|age [ æmpərıdʒ ] noun singular or uncount the strength of a flow of electricity measured in amps …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • amperage — am·per·age || æm peÉ™rɪdÊ’ n. strength of electrical currents as expressed in amperes …   English contemporary dictionary

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