electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromagnetic current, equivalent to 10 amperes.
the cgs unit of current in the electromagnetic system; the constant current that, when flowing through two parallel straight infinitely long conductors 1 centimetre apart, will produce a force between them of 2 dynes per centimetre: equivalent to 10 amperes abamp
abampere ab·am·pere (āb-ām’pēr’)
the centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of current equal to ten amperes.
the unit of electromagnetic current in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to ten amperes.
abana stony (heb. marg. “amanah,” perennial), the chief river of damascus (2 kings 5:12). its modern name is barada, the chrysorrhoas, or “golden stream,” of the greeks. it rises in a cleft of the anti-lebanon range, about 23 miles north-west of damascus, and after flowing southward for a little way parts into three smaller streams, […]
abandominiums noun abandoned apartments or houses where addicts use drugs: abandominiums blighted the former middle-cl-ss neighborhood
- Abandon hope, all ye who enter here
abandon hope, all ye who enter here an inscription at the entrance to h-ll as described by dante in the divine comedy.
forsaken or deserted: an abandoned building; an abandoned kitten. unrestrained or uncontrolled; uninhibited: she danced with abandoned enthusiasm. utterly lacking in moral restraints; shameless; wicked: an abandoned and dissolute ruler. historical examples in the first days of their love she had been his slave; she had admired him abandonedly. o pioneers! willa cather adjective deserted: […]
the party to whom a right or property is by another, especially an insurer to whom a property has been relinquished. a person who has been . noun (law) a person to whom something is formally relinquished, esp an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck