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n. Abbr. mA
A unit of current equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.
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(Units) one thousandth of an ampere
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mil•li•am•pere(ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər)
1/1000 of an ampere.
[1890–95; < French]
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|Noun||1.||milliampere - one thousandth of an ampere |
current unit - a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
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