NOUN | quantity | ohm | a 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 Ohm | German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854) |

Sounds | ow'm | |
---|---|---|

Rhymes | aerodrome ... tome: 31 rhymes with owm... |

Meaning | A 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 of | megohm | A unit of resistance equal to one million ohms |

Parts | abohm | A unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm |

Broader | resistance unit | The reciprocal of conductance |

Spanish | ohmio, ohm | |

Catalan | ohm | |

Adjectives | ohmic | of or relating to or measured in ohms |

Meaning | German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854). | |
---|---|---|

Synonym | Georg Simon Ohm | |

Instance of | physicist | A scientist trained in physics |

Spanish | George Simon Ohm, Georg Simon Ohm, Ohm | |

Catalan | George Simon Ohm, Georg Simon Ohm, Ohm |

©2001-21 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact