from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of electrical conductance in the International System, equal to one ampere per volt.
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- n. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical conductance; the electric conductance in a body that has a resistance of one ohm. Symbol: S
After Ernst Werner von Siemens.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after the German inventor Werner von Siemens. (Wiktionary)