Definition of Abohm

1. Noun. A unit of resistance equal to a billionth of an ohm.

Generic synonyms: Resistance Unit
Group relationships: Ohm



Definition of Abohm

1. Noun. (dated) A unit of electrical resistance equal to one billionth of an ohm (10-9 ohms), used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abohm

1. a unit of electrical resistance [n -S]

Medical Definition of Abohm

1. Electromagnetic unit of resistance equal to 10-9 ohm. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Abohm

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1. Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism: A Textbook for Colleges and by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt (1919)
"Definition of the abohm.— A wire has a resistance of one ... electromotive force between the terminals of a resistance of one abohm when a current of one ..."

2. General Physics: An Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by William Suddards Franklin, Barry MacNutt (1916)
"A portion of a circuit has a resistance of one abohm when one erg of heat is developed in it by one ..."

3. Principles of Electrical Engineering by Harold Pender (1911)
"This unit of resistance is called the cgs electromagnetic unit of resistance or the abohm. When the rate Ph at which heat energy is dissipated is expressed ..."

4. Dynamos and Motors: A Text Book for Colleges and Technical Schools by William Suddards Franklin, William Esty (1909)
"That is, a wire has a resistance of one ohm when one joule of heat is generated in it per second by an ampere of current. The abohm. — When in equation (i), ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"... but we deprecate the growing use of the kelvin for the unit in which electrical energy is bought and sold. Those evil-sounding words, also, the abohm, ..."

6. General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday Life by Ervin Sidney Ferry (1921)
"Hence, the absolute electromagnetic unit of resistance, sometimes called €abohm, is the resistance of a conductor in which one erg of is developed by the ..."

7. Electrical Engineering: First Course by Ernst Julius Berg, Walter Lyman Upson (1916)
"Resistance is that property of the material of a circuit which impedes the flow of electricity. The absolute unit of resistance is the abohm. ..."

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