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Reciprocal Ohm

Definition of the noun reciprocal ohm

What does reciprocal ohm mean as a name of something?


  1. a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of reciprocal ohm: mho / S / siemens
    • more generic term: conductance unit = a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge

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

by Donald Fenna

roc [reciprocal ohm⋅centimetre] Metricc.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

The unit was formerly called the mho or reciprocal ohm.

Google previewA Dictionary of Physics (2015)

by Jonathan Law, Richard Rennie

mho A reciprocal ohm, the former name of the unit of electrical *conductance now known as the siemens. Michelson–Morley experiment An experiment, conducted in 1887 by the US physicists Albert ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

These polymers typically exhibit conductivities in the order of one millionth of a reciprocal ohm per centimeter. Dielectric Heating (Radio Frequency Heating, High Frequency Heating). Heating a polymer by internal molecular friction and stress ...

Google previewRadiological Sciences Dictionary: Keywords, names and definitions (2009)

by David Dowsett

The reciprocal ohm (1/Ω or Ω1) so 1S 0.1Ω; previously called the mho. Adopted as an SI unit. Material Siemens m1 Conductor ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

Also termed: RECIPROCAL OHM. MHPG (biochemistry) An ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

rom reciprocal ohm meter Figure ROMAS Romanian Multicenter Study ROM CP range of motion complete ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

Electricity - Siemens was formerly known as: mho; reciprocal ohm. S; s sign ...

Google previewSasol Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology (2004)

by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

The former unit, the reciprocal ohm or mho, is now obsolete. conduction 1 ...

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