statcoulomb

[ stat-koo-lom, -lohm ]
/ stætˈku lɒm, -loʊm /

noun Electricity.

the electrostatic unit of a quantity of electricity, equivalent to 3.3356 × 10−10 coulomb and equal to the quantity of charge transferred in one second across a conductor in which there is a constant current of one statampere.

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Origin of statcoulomb

stat- (see statampere) + coulomb

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