ampere-hour


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am·pere-hour

(ăm′pîr-our′)
n. Abbr. A.h. or amp hr
The electric charge transferred past a specified circuit point by a current of one ampere in one hour.

ampere-hour

n
(Units) a practical unit of quantity of electricity; the quantity that flows in one hour through a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere. 1 ampere-hour is equivalent to 3600 coulombs. Abbreviation: a.h.

am′pere-hour′



n.
a unit of electric charge equal to the amount of electricity transferred by a current of one ampere in one hour. Abbr.: Ah, amp-hr, amp. hr.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ampere-hour - a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombsampere-hour - a unit of charge equal to 3600 coulombs
charge unit, quantity unit - a measure of the quantity of electricity (determined by the amount of an electric current and the time for which it flows)
ampere-minute - a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs
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