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megohm

[meg-ohm]
noun Electricity.
  1. a unit of resistance, equal to one million ohms. Symbol: MΩ; Abbreviation: meg
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Origin of megohm

First recorded in 1865–70; meg- + ohm
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Historical Examples of megohm

  • If it has a million ohms we say it has a “megohm” of resistance.

    Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son

    John Mills


British Dictionary definitions for megohm

megohm

noun
  1. one million ohmsSymbol:
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