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abcoulomb

[ ab-koo-lom, -lohm ]
/ æbˈku lɒm, -loʊm /
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noun

Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of quantity of electricity, equivalent to 10 coulombs.

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British Dictionary definitions for abcoulomb

abcoulomb
/ (æbˈkuːlɒm) /

noun

the cgs unit of electric charge in the electromagnetic system; the charge per second passing any cross section of a conductor through which a steady current of 1 abampere is flowing: equivalent to 10 coulombs
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