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n. Abbr. mA
A unit of current equal to one thousandth (10-3) of an ampere.


(Units) one thousandth of an ampere


(ˌmɪl iˈæm pɪər, -æmˈpɪər)

1/1000 of an ampere.
[1890–95; < French]
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Noun1.milliampere - one thousandth of an amperemilliampere - one thousandth of an ampere    
current unit - a measure of the amount of electric charge flowing past a circuit point at a specific time
amp, ampere, A - the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
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To be effective, patients need 20-30 minutes of application of 15-20 milliamperes of current 3-4 times weekly, not a schedule that works for most patients or practitioners, Dr.
The jumps were performed by an electrical stimulation from a metallic clip attached to the tail end of the animal and connected to a Dualpex type stimulator 961, the Quarker[R], with a frequency of 1 Hertz (Hz) and duration of 0.3 s, with 2 s intervals between each electrical stimulation and a charge ranging from 3 to 6 milliamperes (mA) (Fig.
It is also worth mentioning that battery capacities for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are 2,658 and 3,174 milliamperes, respectively.
Type of stimulation Right Left cTBS cTBS Age (years) 28.3 [+ or -] 4.25 28.6 [+ or -] 3.8 ST (mA) 2.3 [+ or -] 0.4 2.4 [+ or -] 0.8 AMT (% MSO) 45.4 [+ or -] 6.9 44.9 [+ or -] 8.4 Type of stimulation Sham cTBS F p Age (years) 27.9 [+ or -] 4.7 0.093 0.912 ST (mA) 2.3 [+ or -] 0.8 0.088 0.916 AMT (% MSO) 43.6 [+ or -] 9.7 0.151 0.860 mA = milliamperes; AMT = active motor threshold; MSO = maximal stimulator output.
M = male; F = female; Hz = hertz; [micro]s = microseconds; mA = milliamperes. Table 3: Methodological quality according to GRADE.
The batteries of the P10 Plus and P10 operate at capacities of 3750 milliamperes per hour and 3200 milliamperes per hour, respectively, and use the advanced SuperCharge feature, exclusive to Huawei.
A Classic i-CAT[R] Scanner (Classic i-CAT[R], Imaging Sciences International, Hatfield, PA, USA) was used to image the patient using the following parameters: 11cm diameter x 16 cm height field-of-view (FOV), 120 peakkilovoltage (kVp), 5 milliamperes (mA), and 0.4 mm voxel size.
As opposed to electric-shock therapy, Menghini uses only 600 milliamperes, just enough to light a single Christmas tree light.
Accordingly, when we took into account the photocurrent values of about some milliamperes, then, we can consider [] to tend to infinite values.
ZL70103 consumes less than 6 milliamperes when transmitting or receiving and consumes only 290 nanoamperes when in a periodic sleep/sniff mode (1 second sniff interval).