Ampere vs Permeability - What's the difference?

ampere | permeability |

As nouns the difference between ampere and permeability

is that ampere is a unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the international system of units abbreviation: amp, symbol: a while permeability is the property of being permeable.



(wikipedia ampere)

Alternative forms

* , amp, A


(en noun)
  • A unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A
  • Definition: The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10–7 newton per metre of length. ( The International Bureau of Weights and Measures)

    Derived terms

    * * * milliamp * microamp * nanoamp * picoamp



  • the property of being permeable
  • the rate of flow of a fluid through a porous material
  • (geology) a measure of the ability of a rock to transmit fluids (such as oil or water)
  • (physics) a quantitative measure of the degree of magnetization of a material in the presence of an applied magnetic field (measured in newtons per ampere squared in SI units).
  • See also

    * conductivity