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Two miles of No. 12 copper wire would offer 16 ohms of resistance.
The first two wires constructed gave only two ohms resistance to the mile, which facilitated the experiments.Electricity and Magnetism|Elisha Gray
For pure aluminum this specific resistance is about 17.7, for soft iron about sixty, and for hard steel about eighty ohms.Electric Transmission of Water Power|Alton D. Adams
The drop in voltage is found by multiplying the amperes of current by the ohms of resistance.
The coil is wound for a resistance of about 200 ohms, and the diaphragm should be fairly thin but very resillient.Wireless Transmission of Photographs|Marcus J. Martin
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abbreviation for (in Britain and the dominions of the Commonwealth)
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n. Symbol Ω
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The unit of electrical resistance, named after the nineteenth-century German physicist Georg Ohm.