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## ohm

ohm / ōm/ • n. the SI unit of electrical resistance, expressing the resistance in a circuit transmitting a current of one ampere when subjected to a potential difference of one volt. (Symbol: Ω) DERIVATIVES: ohm·ic / ˈōmik/ adj. ohm·i·cal·ly / ōmik(ə)lē/ adv.

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## ohm

ohm (ōm) [for G. S. Ohm], symbol Ω, unit of electrical resistance, defined as the resistance in a circuit in which a potential difference of one volt creates a current of one ampere; hence, 1 ohm equals 1 volt/ampere. The megohm (1,000,000 ohms) and the milliohm (.001 ohm) are units derived from the ohm.

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## ohm

ohm (ohm) n. the SI unit of electrical resistance, equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt applied between these points produces a current of 1 ampere. Symbol: Ω.

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## ohm

ohm (symbol Ω) SI unit of electrical resistance, equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a constant potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere.

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## ohm

ohm unit of electrical resistance. XIX. f. name of Georg Simon Ohm, German physicist (1787–1854).

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## ohm

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