Definitions

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  • n. An SI unit of electrical resistance equal to 10−9 ohms.

Etymologies

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nano- +‎ ohm

Examples

  • To avoid another major mishap, by September CERN will have in place a network of cables able to detect nano-ohm rises in resistance in the LHC's superconducting cables, plus extra helium-relief valves to reduce collateral damage in the unlikely event of a similar fault.

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