abohm

[ ab-ohm, ab-ohm ]
/ æbˈoʊm, ˈæbˌoʊm /

noun Electricity.

the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical resistance, equivalent to 10−9 ohm.

Nearby words

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  2. abo system,
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  7. aboil,
  8. abolish,
  9. abolition,
  10. abolitionism

Origin of abohm

ab- (see abampere) + ohm

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British Dictionary definitions for abohm

abohm

/ (æbˈəʊm, ˈæbˌəʊm) /

noun

the cgs unit of resistance in the electromagnetic system: equivalent to 10 -9 ohm
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