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noun - plural: abohms

  1. a unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic term: resistance unit = the reciprocal of conductance
    • part of: ohm = 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

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Google previewNature (1922)

by Sir Norman Lockyer

Abohm is the unit of resistance in the absolute system of units and “statvolt” is the unit of electric pressure in the electrostatic system of units. In discussing sparking voltages between spherical electrodes (p. 417), it is stated that “small balls with ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units (2002)

by Donald Fenna

See abohm; statohm. See also practical unit. History The ohm, initially the oh mad, was the original unit defined specifically for electrical usage, in 1838, with 1 ft of #11 copper wire being the standard. The burgeoning ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

of electrical and magnetic quantities to form the names of corresponding units in the CGS electromagnetic system, as abampere, abcoulomb, abfarad, abhenry, abohm, abvolt.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

abohm Electricity, the centigrade-gram-second electromagnetic unit of ...

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Abohtn The unit of electrical resistance in the centimetre gram second system, abohm equals 10~9 ohm in metre kilogram second system. Aboiteaux Dike and drainage structure protecting marshlands; an outlet structure with flap gate which ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

abohm, abvolt. abandoned Mining. describing an excavation that is deserted and in which no further mining is intended. Thus ...

Google previewModern Dictionary of Electronics (1999)

by Rudolf F. Graf

One abohm ...

Google previewTechnical Dictionary (1999)

by Colette Crielesi, Giuseppe Landucci

- abohm), abohm A°.

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Abohm Meaning

Video shows what abohm means. A unit of electrical resistance equal to one billionth of an ohm (10-9 ohms), used in the centimeter-gram-second system of ...

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