centiampere

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EtymologyEdit

centi- +‎ ampere

NounEdit

centiampere (plural centiamperes)

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

Usage notesEdit

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

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