Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.


Milliamp Hours

A unit measuring the amount of electric current used by a circuit in thousandths of amps, multiplied by the hours of use. The mAh value is used to describe the capacity of rechargeable batteries. For example, a battery rated at 1500 mAh should be able to power a device drawing 100 milliamps for fifteen hours.

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