amperage


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am·per·age

 (ăm′pər-ĭj, ăm′pîr′-)
n.
The strength of an electric current expressed in amperes.

amperage

(ˈæmpərɪdʒ)
n
(General Physics) the magnitude of an electric current measured in amperes, esp the rated current of an electrical component or device

am•per•age

(ˈæm pər ɪdʒ, æmˈpɪər-)

n.
the strength of an electric current measured in amperes. Abbr.: amp.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amperage - the strength of an electrical current measured in amperesamperage - the strength of an electrical current measured in amperes
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
Translations

amperage

[ˈæmpərɪdʒ] Namperaje m

amperage

nelektrische Stromstärke (in Ampere)

amperage

[ˈæmpərɪdʒ] namperaggio
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