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milliampere

[¦mil·ē′am‚pir]
(electricity)
A unit of current equal to one-thousandth of an ampere. Abbreviated mA.
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These human capacities, in turn, directed technical decisions concerning voltage and current--whether, for example, one used three or eighteen milliamperes for hair removal.
CES uses between 100 microamperes and four milliamperes typically applied for a duration of 20 minutes to an hour, daily or every other day.
Estimations indicate that an on state will be maintained for more than 10 years when a constant current of a few milliamperes is present at room temperature.
The generator, set at 45 kilovolts and 40 milliamperes (mA), generated X-rays from a copper-target X-ray tube.
20 is related to the radiant intensity of the beam per milliamperes of beam current.
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.
Cypress introduced the fully qualified low-power version of PSoC([R]) 5LP programmable system-on-chip family, which operates on a meager four milliamperes of total current (at 25 MHz).
ch components measured samples from both chromatographic columns must be equipped with two milliamperes chromatograph flame ionization detector (FID) with a fully electronic control of gases.