American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A siemens.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A term proposed by Sir William Thomson for the unit of electrical conductivity. It is the conductivity of a body whose resistance is one ohm.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Elec.) A unit of conductivity, being the reciprocal of the ohm.
- n. a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
- ohm spelled backwards (Wiktionary)
- Backward spelling of ohm. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Lord Kelvin is credited with coining mho by reversing the spelling of ohm.”
“We could also call mho a backword, but we are better off staying with the family of - onyms.”
“An ohm is a unit of electrical resistance (named for the German physicist, Georg Simon Ohm), and a mho is a unit of conductivity of a body whose resistance is one ohm.”
“A mho tip: when you allow members to insult other members, it becomes a game, and gangs form and make a straw man of certain members.”
“Screw MN law - it's federal law that guides the Senate and it appears, in mho, that there is NO reason Franken cannot be seated.”
“Never been banned, and, mho, with a couple of years practice, has gotten quite good at redirecting confrontations about being a troll away from insult games -- in that, he's actually a lot better at preventing trollish discssions than many liberals here.”
“If any political effect at all, it will be anti-incumbment, mho.”
“He's much better when he plays it straight, and he's quite capable of it, mho.”
“February 12, 2008 at 5:59 pm weras ohm is a mesure ob resintance, mho iz a measuure of conduck tiv a tie.”
“Why is that in mho: 1. There are fewer women in the wireless/mobile industry.”
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