noun Ge·org Si·mon, [gey- aw rk zee-mawn] /geɪˈɔrk ˈzi mɔn/ 1787–1854, German physicist.
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British Dictionary definitions for g ohm noun the derived SI unit of electrical resistance; the resistance between two points on a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt between them produces a current of 1 ampere Symbol: Ω Word Origin for ohm
C19: named after Georg Simon
Ohm noun Georg Simon (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈziːmɔn). 1787–1854, German physicist, who formulated the law named after him
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unit of electrical resistance, 1867, in recognition of German physicist Georg S.
Ohm (1789-1854), who determined the law of the flow of electricity. Originally proposed as ohma (1861) as a unit of voltage. Related: ohmage; ohmic; ohmeter.
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n. Symbol Ω A unit of electrical resistance equal to that of a conductor in which a current of one ampere is produced by a potential of one volt across its terminals.
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The SI derived unit used to measure the electrical resistance of a material or an electrical device. One ohm is equal to the resistance of a conductor through which a current of one ampere flows when a potential difference of one volt is applied to it.
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The unit of electrical
resistance, named after the nineteenth-century German physicist Georg Ohm.
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