Definition of Microhm

1. n. The millionth part of an ohm.



Definition of Microhm

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of micro-ohm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Microhm

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

Medical Definition of Microhm

1. The millionth part of an ohm. Origin: Micr- + ohm. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Microhm

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1. Electricity and Magnetism for Engineers by Harold Pender (1918)
"For example, the resistance in ohms of a wire which has a resistivity of 1.6 microhm-centimeter, a length of 1000 feet and a cross-section of Y± square inch ..."

2. Principles of Electrical Engineering by William Henry Timbie, Vannevar Bush (1922)
"The three metals most used as electrical conductors are copper, aluminum and steel. Soft-drawn copper has a resistivity of 1.724 microhm- centimeters at 20° ..."

3. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Frederick Eugene Fowle (1916)
"Volume resistivity, in michrom-cm. at 20° C 2.828 Volume per cent conductivity 61.0% " " in microhm-inch at 20° C 1.113 Density, in grams per cubic ..."

4. The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper: A Textbook of Modern Pulp and Paper Mill by J. Newell Stephenson (1921)
"Megohm and microhm. — When meg or mega is prefixed to the name of a unit, it denotes a unit ... The microhm is used in measuring very low resistances. ..."

5. An Introductory Course of Continuous Current Engineering by Alfred Hay (1907)
"It is used in two forms, viz., as soft or annealed copper, which has a resistivity of about 1'56 microhm per cm. cube ('016 microhm per inch ..."

6. Electrical Engineering: In Theory and Practice by George Dudley Aspinall Parr (1906)
"If the resistance of a cubic inch of copper is 0'66 microhm, and the diameter of each of a pair of wires be 0'064 inch, what length of circuit can be used ..."

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