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mho

[ moh ]
/ moʊ /
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noun, plural mhos.Electricity.
See under siemens.
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Also called re·cip·ro·cal ohm.

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British Dictionary definitions for mho

mho
/ (məʊ) /

noun plural mhos
the former name for siemens

Word Origin for mho

C19: formed by reversing the letters of ohm (first used by Lord Kelvin)
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Scientific definitions for mho

mho
[ mō ]

The SI derived unit of electrical conductance, equal to one ampere per volt. It is equivalent to the reciprocal of the ohm unit. Also called siemens
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