The unit of current in the centimeter gramsecond electro magnetic system. The abampere is 10 amperes. 
The unit of current in the centimeter gramsecond electro magnetic system. The abampere is 10 amperes. 
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ELECTROSTATIC UNITSA centimetergramsecond system of electric and magnetic units in which the unit of charge is that charge which exerts a force of 1 dyne on another unit charge when separated from it by a distance of 1 centimeter in vacuum; other units are derived from this definition by assigning unit coefficients in equations relating electric and magnetic quantities. Abbreviated esu. 
EKMAN CURRENT METERA mechanical device for measuring ocean current velocity which incorporates a propeller and a magnetic compass and can be suspended from a moored ship. 
ELECTRONBEAM CHANNELINGThe technique of transporting highenergy, highcurrent electron beams from an accelerator to a target through a region of highpressure gas by creating a path through the gas where the gas density may be temporarily reduced; the gas may be ionized; or a current may flow whose magnetic field focuses the electron beam on the target. 
SVERDRUPA unit of measure of oceanic current flow equal to 1 million cubic metres of water per second per square kilometre. 
VOLTA derived unit of electric potential in the International System of Units, it is the difference of electric potential between two points of a conducting wire carrying a constant current of 1 ampere, when the power dissipated between these points is equal to 1 watt. 
CURRENT DENSITYThe current per unit crosssectional area of a conductor; a specialization of the physics definition. Also known as electric current density. 
WEBERA derived unit of magnetic flux in the International System of Units; it is that magnetic flux which, linking a circuit of one turn, would produce in it an electromotive force of 1 volt if it were reduced to zero at a uniform rate in 1 second. 
GAUSSThe centimetergramsecond electromagnetic unit of magnetic induction. It corresponds to 104 tesla in the International System 
CONE LOUDSPEAKERA loudspeaker employing a magnetic driving unit that is mechanically coupled to a paper or fiber cone. Also known as cone speaker. 
COULOMBA derived unit of quantity of electricity in the International System of Units; it is the quantity of electricity carried in 1 second by a current of 1 ampere. 
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