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Etymology

Named after the German physicist Georg Ohm.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
ohm

Plural
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  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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Dutch

Noun

ohm m., n. (plural: ohms, diminutive: ohmpje, plural diminutive: ohmpjes)

  1. ohm

Usage notes

The plural is not actually used. A resistance is actually expressed as De weerstand bedraagt 56 ohm.


French

Pronunciation

Noun

ohm m.

  1. ohm

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