Amperes (A)

Technology / Home Audio / Amperes (A): Ampere is a unit measurement of current of electrical energy equal to one coulomb of charge per second. Most DC applications refer to positive current - current which flows from a positive potential to a more negative potential, with respect to a reference point which is designated as zero or neutral potential (usually ground). The electrons in a circuit flow in the opposite direction as the current itself. Ampere is commonly abbreviated as 'amp', not to be confused with amplifiers, of course, which are also commonly abbreviated 'amp'. In computation, the abbreviation for amperes is commonly, 'I'.

Lipoprotein (A)

Health / Vitamins / Lipoprotein (A): A lipoprotein considered to be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. MORE

Navy Service (A)

Technology / Motors / Navy Service (A): Motors designed to meet requirements of MIL M-17059 or MlL M-17060 for high shock and service and are essential to the combat effectiveness of a ship. These motors are usually made of nodular iron. MORE

Atto (A)

Science / Chemistry / Atto (A): Prefix used in the SI system meaning 'multiply by 10-18'. For example, 3 am means 3× 10-18 meters. MORE