noun

- Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromagnetic current, equivalent to 10 amperes.

noun

- the cgs unit of current in the electromagnetic system; the constant current that, when flowing through two parallel straight infinitely long conductors 1 centimetre apart, will produce a force between them of 2 dynes per centimetre: equivalent to 10 amperesAbbreviation: abamp

n.

- The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current equal to ten amperes.

- The unit of electromagnetic current in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to ten amperes.