[ US /ˈæmˌpɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈæmpeə/ ]
[ UK /ˈæmpeə/ ]
- a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)
the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps
How To Use ampere In A Sentence
- She contends that U.S. officials overreacted, rather than dealing pragmatically with adoption procedures in a country where poverty and a long-running insurgency fueled widespread child abandonment, impaired record-keeping, and hampered official investigative capabilities. Despite Hurdles, Families Pursue Nepal Adoptions
- The weather hampered search efforts by 115 locals and soldiers from the mainland. The Sun
- Distribution of food throughout the country is being hampered by inefficiency and corruption.
- He tampered the document.
- Is a global social conscience a luxury only the pampered scions of the middle classes can afford?
- In the past, they have been hampered by a soft underbelly. The Sun
- I've been on eight fabulous cruises and love to be spoiled and pampered on my vacations.
- The basin pipes were tampered with and the vandals squirted cleaning fluid all over the brand new carpets.
- If would have been quite hilarious to see the pampered boys' reaction to having his expensive clothing set aflame.
- Forensic analysis of skeletal muscle relaxants such as tubocurarine and gallamine has been hampered by the fact that these quaternary ammonium compounds are not readily extractable from the biological matrix.