milliampere


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milliampere

 (mA) [mil″e-am´pēr]
one thousandth (10−3) of an ampere.

mil·li·am·pere (ma, mA),

(mil'i-am'pēr),
One thousandth of an ampere.

milliampere (mA)

[mil′ēam′pir]
Etymology: L, mille, thousand; Andre Ampere
a unit of electric current that is one thousandth of an ampere. See also ampere.

mil·li·am·pere

(mA) (mil'ē-am'pēr)
One thousandth of an ampere.

mil·li·am·pere

(mil'ē-am'pēr)
One thousandth of an ampere.

milliampere (mil´ēam´pir),

n in radiography, milliamperage signifies the amount of current flowing in the tube circuit. With time (seconds), it is an indication of roentgen-ray quantity.

milliampere

one-thousandth (10−3) of an ampere; abbreviated mA.
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CES uses between 100 microamperes and four milliamperes typically applied for a duration of 20 minutes to an hour, daily or every other day.
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Linear outputs of four to 20 milliamperes and zero to 10 volts DC are provided for connection to displays, PLC's and SCADA systems.
The devices use direct current, 40 microamperes to 10 milliamperes.
Because the current remains low, around 25 milliamperes, little heating occurs.
The difference between a current which can just be perceived and one which can be immediately fatal may only be a difference of 100 milliamperes.
At the very peak, there is a current density of 10 milliamperes per square centimeter or 100 [A/m.