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Ampere
(noun)

The unit of measurement for electric current, equal to one coulomb per second.

### Origin:

Named after andré-marie ampère, french physicist and mathematician who studied the nature of electricity and magnetism.

### Examples:

- The circuit was rated for a maximum of 10 amperes.
- He measured the current in amperes using a multimeter.
- The ampere is the base unit of electric current in the International System of Units (SI).
- An ampere is a flow of one coulomb of charge per second.
- The flow of electric current is measured in amperes.