hectoampere

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Etymology[edit]

hecto- +‎ ampere.

Noun[edit]

hectoampere (plural hectoamperes)

  1. (metrology) An SI unit of electrical current equal to 102 amperes.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • Symbol: hA.

Usage notes[edit]

Multiples of 1000 are preferred in SI units, so the hectoamp is not commonly used.