Meaning of “amperage” in the English Dictionary

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"amperage" in British English

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amperagenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæm.pə.rɪdʒ/ us /ˈæm.prɪdʒ/


  • I suggest that your voltage be set at the maximum that the line will carry without breakdown, and the amperage can be made as high as possible without heat loss.
  • Surface is required for amperage, and quantity of plates for voltage.
  • Their height suggested a voltage of well over one hundred thousand, and such heavy cables suggested a very heavy amperage, so that a tremendous load was expected.

(Definition of “amperage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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