Amperes

David Hook

The unit for measuring electrical current is called Amperes, commonly referred to as “Amps.” An Ampere refers to the rate that electrons are flowing through a material. Higher amperage = more electrons every second! Here’s a great introductory guide to electrical terms!

Moving-vane ammeter, used in science education in the early 20th century

We don’t really have a way to describe traffic this way, but if we did, it would be the number of cars passing by us every second.