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ohm



Pronunciation: (ōm), [key]
n.
the SI unit of electrical resistance, defined to be the electrical resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference applied between these points produces in this conductor a current of one ampere. The resistance in ohms is numerically equal to the magnitude of the potential difference. Symbol: Ω

Ohm



Pronunciation: (ōm), [key]
n.
Ge•org Si•mon, Pronunciation: (gā-ôrk' zē'môn) [key] 1787–1854, German physicist.

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