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A2 abbreviation of "ampere" or "amperes," a unit of electrical current that refers to the quantity of current that passes through a resistor of one ohm when a potential of one volt is applied, equal to one coulomb per second.
AC1 abbreviation of "alternating current," electrical current that reverses direction at regular intervals. (Cf. "DC.")
air pocket a downward air current that can cause an abrupt change, usu. a drop, in an aircraft's altitude.
la mode in fashion or in current fashion; stylish. [1/2 definitions]
alternating current electrical current that reverses direction at regular intervals. (Cf. direct current.)
alternator a generator which produces alternating electrical current.
ammeter an instrument that measures the magnitude of an electrical current in amperes.
amperage the magnitude of an electrical current, expressed in amperes.
ampere a unit of electrical current that refers to the quantity of current that passes through a resistor of one ohm when a potential of one volt is applied, equal to one coulomb per second. (abbr.: A, amp)
amplification increase in electric current, voltage, power, or the like. [1/4 definitions]
amplifier an electronic device used to increase current, voltage, power, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
amplify in electrical terminology, to increase the current, amplitude, voltage, or power of. [1/4 definitions]
armature a coil-wrapped iron core that rotates in a magnetic field to induce electrical current in a generator, or that produces motion in an electrical motor when current is passed through it. [1/4 definitions]
au courant in the current (French); knowledgeable about current events or other matters of the moment; up-to-date.
back not current; old. [1/15 definitions]
backwater a pool of water that a dam, current, flood, or the like prevents from flowing. [1/2 definitions]
Barack Obama the 44th President of the United States and current President. Before his 2004 election to the U.S. Senate, in which he served until November 2008, Barack Obama worked as an attorney, a community organizer, and an Illinois state senator (1997-2004). He is the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. presidency (b.1961).
blow2 to move or force along by means of an air current. [1/14 definitions]
bulletin an announcement of recent events or items of current interest. [1/2 definitions]
burnout a malfunction of a motor, electrical device, or the like caused by excess heat from electric current. [1/3 definitions]
carbon in carbon arc lighting or welding, either of two graphite rods into which electrical current is conducted to form the arc. [1/7 definitions]