from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of resistance, equal to one billionth of an ohm.
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- n. A unit of electrical resistance equal to one billionth of an ohm (10-9 ohms), used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units.
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- n. a unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm
ab- (“absolute”) + ohm (Wiktionary)