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- noun physics The opposition offered by an electrical
conductorto the flow of a currentthrough itself, resulting in a conversionof electrical energyinto heatand radiation. The SIderived unit of resistance is the ohm. Symbol: R.
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- noun a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
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