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sie•mens



Pronunciation: (sē'munz), [key]
n. (used with a sing. v.)
Elect.the SI unit of electrical conductance, equal to the reciprocal of the ohm and replacing the equivalent MKS unit (mho). Abbr.: S

Sie•mens



Pronunciation: (sē'munz; Ger. zē'muns), [key]
n.
1. (Ernst) Wer•ner von Pronunciation: (ernst'- ver'nur- fun), [key] 1816–92, German inventor and electrical engineer.
2. his brother,Sir William (Karl Wilhelm Siemens), 1823–83, English inventor, born in Germany.

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