Meaning of statampere


Pronunciation: (stat-am'pēr, stat"am-pēr'), [key]
— n. Elect.
  1. the electrostatic unit of current, equivalent to 3.3356 × 10 ampere and equal to the current produced by an electromotive force of one statvolt acting through a resistance of one statohm.
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