centiamp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

centi- +‎ amp

Noun[edit]

centiamp (plural centiamps)

  1. (metrology) An SI unit of electric current equal to 10−2 amperes.

Usage notes[edit]

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

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