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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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CzechEdit

NounEdit

ohm m

  1. ohm (unit of electrical resistance)

Further readingEdit

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

DutchEdit

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NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohms, diminutive ohmpje n)

  1. ohm

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. ohm

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohns)

  1. ohm

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. ohm

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PolishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the German physicist Georg Ohm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ohm m inan

  1. (uncommon) ohm

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ohm in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ohm in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after Bavarian physicist Georg Ohm. See German Ohm.

NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. ohm (the derived unit of electrical resistance)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ohm.

NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohmi)

  1. ohm

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ohm m (plural ohms)

  1. Alternative form of ohmio

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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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