## AMPERE

### Ampere

**Ampere**or amp is a unit of current, named after André-Marie Ampère

**Ampère**may refer to:

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### ampere

#### Noun

- A unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A
**Definition:***The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10–7 newton per metre of length.*(The International Bureau of Weights and Measures)

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