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Named after Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm. A German surname, first recorded in the 12th century, from German Ohm (uncle), from a Proto-Germanic word. Compare Dutch oom (uncle).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /əʊm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊm/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊm

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ohm (plural ohms)

  1. 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

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ohm m inan

  1. ohm (unit of electrical resistance)

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  • ohm in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ohm in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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ohm m (plural ohms, diminutive ohmpje n)

  1. ohm

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ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. ohm

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ohm m (plural ohns)

  1. ohm

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Named after Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm.

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ohm m (definite singular ohmen, indefinite plural ohm, definite plural ohmane)

  1. ohm

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Named after the German physicist Georg Ohm.

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ohm m inan

  1. (uncommon) ohm

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  • ohm in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Etymology edit

Named after Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm. See German Ohm.

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  • Hyphenation: ohm

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ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. ohm (the derived unit of electrical resistance)

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Borrowed from French ohm.

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ohm m (plural ohmi)

  1. ohm

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  • IPA(key): /ˈom/ [ˈõm]
  • Rhymes: -om
  • Syllabification: ohm

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ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. Alternative form of ohmio

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From Georg Simon Ohm (1789–1854), attested since 1882.

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ohm c

  1. ohm, Ω
    • 1883, Gustaf Robert Dahlander, “Uppmätning af potentialskilnaden mellan två punkter”, in Elektriciteten och dess förnämsta tekniska tillämpningar[1], page 57:
      Däremot har det för svagare strömmar afsedda instrumentet 100 ohms motstånd, []
      On the other hand, the instrument for weaker currents has a resistance of 100 ohms, []

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