# ampacity definition

• noun:
• The root mean square regarding the electric current which a device (usually a wire) can hold within a certain environment (including temperature rating, power reduction, heat dissipation, etc.) Its measured in amperes, (amps) and it is frequently accustomed speed electrical wires and cables.

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