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The ampere (seembol:A), or amp, is the SI unit for electric flow, ane o the seiven basic SI units. It is named efter French mathematician an pheesicist André-Marie Ampère.

Amperes is aboot electric chairge passin bi a pynt per unit o time. Aboot 6.241 × 1018 electrons passin bi a gien pynt ilk seicont maks ae ampere.