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OHM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ohm mean? 

OHM (noun)
  The noun OHM has 2 senses:

1. 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
2. German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)

  Familiarity information: OHM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OHM (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("ohm" is a kind of...):

resistance unit (the reciprocal of conductance)

Meronyms (parts of "ohm"):

abohm (a unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm)

Holonyms ("ohm" is a part of...):

megohm (a unit of resistance equal to one million ohms)


Sense 2Ohm [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Georg Simon Ohm; Ohm

Instance hypernyms:

physicist (a scientist trained in physics)


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