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# ohm

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• noun The SI-derived unit of electrical resistance of a conductor through which a current of one ampere flows when subjected to a one-volt potential across its terminals.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• noun In electricity, the unit of resistance (see resistance).
• noun An abbreviation of On His (or Her) Majesty's Service.

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

• noun (Elec.) The standard unit in the measure of electrical resistance, being the resistance of a circuit in which a potential difference of one volt produces a current of one ampére. As defined by the International Electrical Congress in 1893, and by United States Statute, it is a resistance substantially equal to 109 units of resistance of the C. G. S. system of electro-magnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 106.3 centimeters. As thus defined it is called the international ohm.
• noun (Elec.) the statement of the fact that the strength or intensity of an electrical current is directly proportional to the electro-motive force, and inversely proportional to the resistance of the circuit.

• noun In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical resistance; the electrical resistance of a device across which a potential difference of one volt causes a current of one ampere. Symbol: Ω

• noun a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere
• noun German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)

## Etymologies

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Georg Simon Ohm.]

After Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm.

## Examples

• The unit of the resistance is called ohm in honour of the German physicist Georg Simon Ohm (1789 - 1854) and abbreviated by the Greek letter

• And the scene I love the most, instead of saying "ohm," in their class, they say "bone".

• So I understand what you're saying but you say simply -- "ohm", meditate, learn other disciplines instead of chasing money.

• Turns out the name is a reference to "ohm," the common unit of electrical measure.

• Turns out the name is a reference to "ohm," the common unit of electrical measure.

• Sometimes my parents had us all sit in a meditative circle at their Buddha altar and "ohm".

• Earth is having an ideal resistance of 1 ohm which is lower than the resistance of any high voltage circuit.

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