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Ohm

[ohm]
noun
  1. Ge·org Si·mon, [gey-awrk zee-mawn] /geɪˈɔrk ˈzi mɔn/1787–1854, German physicist.
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British Dictionary definitions for g ohm

ohm

noun
  1. 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 ampereSymbol: Ω
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Word Origin for ohm

C19: named after Georg Simon Ohm

Ohm

noun
  1. Georg Simon (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈziːmɔn). 1787–1854, German physicist, who formulated the law named after him
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Word Origin and History for g ohm

ohm

n.

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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g ohm in Medicine

ohm

(ōm)
n. Symbol Ω
  1. 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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g ohm in Science

ohm

[ōm]
  1. 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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g ohm in Culture

ohm

[(ohm)]

The unit of electrical resistance, named after the nineteenth-century German physicist Georg Ohm.

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