Ohm

[ ohm ]
/ oʊm /

noun

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 (1 of 2)

ohm

/ (əʊm) /

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 ampereSymbol: Ω

Word Origin for ohm

C19: named after Georg Simon Ohm

British Dictionary definitions for g ohm (2 of 2)

Ohm

/ (əʊm) /

noun

Georg Simon (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈziːmɔn). 1787–1854, German physicist, who formulated the law named after him
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Medicine definitions for g ohm

ohm

[ ōm ]

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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Science definitions for g ohm

ohm

[ ōm ]

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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Culture definitions for g ohm

ohm

[ (ohm) ]

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

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