HyperDic: ohm

English > 2 senses of the word ohm / Ohm:
NOUNquantityohma unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere
person Ohm, Georg Simon OhmGerman physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)
ohm / Ohm > pronunciation
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English > ohm: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere.
Part ofmegohmA unit of resistance equal to one million ohms
PartsabohmA unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm
Broaderresistance unitThe reciprocal of conductance
Spanishohmio, ohm
Catalanohm
Adjectivesohmicof or relating to or measured in ohms
English > Ohm: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningGerman physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854).
SynonymGeorg Simon Ohm
Instance ofphysicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishGeorge Simon Ohm, Georg Simon Ohm, Ohm
CatalanGeorge Simon Ohm, Georg Simon Ohm, Ohm

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