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|+||1. Short for ampere, a measurement of electrical current. One coulomb flowing per second. Amperage. Abbreviated A or amp. Practical unit of electrical current; the current flow rate (quantity of electrons passing a point in 1 second). Voltage of 1 volt will send a current of 1 ampere through a resistance of 1 ohm.|
|+||2. Short for Amphenol, a company that pioneered various forms of connectors and plugs in the electrical industry. See them at [[http://www.amphenol.com]]|
|+||3. Short for amplifier, a term used for devices that increase output of sound or electrical voltage or current.|