Definition of Megohm

1. Noun. A unit of resistance equal to one million ohms.

Generic synonyms: Resistance Unit
Terms within: Ohm



Definition of Megohm

1. n. One of the larger measures of electrical resistance, amounting to one million ohms.

Definition of Megohm

1. Noun. One million ohms (1 x 10^6 ?). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Megohm

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

Medical Definition of Megohm

1. One of the larger measures of electrical resistance, amounting to one million ohms. Origin: Mega- + ohm. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Megohm

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1. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"The most convenient resistance is either a megohm, or one-tenth of a ... A resistance box of 1 megohm is conveniently constructed of 40 coils of 25000 ohms ..."

2. A Treatise on the Measurement of Electrical Resistance by William Arthur Price (1894)
"A resistance box of 1 megohm is conveniently constructed of 40 coils of 25000 ohms each, and connected up into 4 sections of 250000 ohms each. ..."

3. Submarine Mines and Torpedoes: As Applied to Harbour Defence by John Townsend Bucknill (1889)
"For instance, I recently made a megohm; when finished it came out 1.08 megohm." The method of taking the insulation test of a cable with the above ..."

4. Elements of Electricity for Technical Students by William Henry Timbie (1910)
"... Ammeter-voltmeter, Wheatstone Bridge, Voltmeter Method—Insulation Resistance by Galvanometer Deflection and Standard megohm—Location of Faults. 71. ..."

5. Electrical Tables and Formulæ: For Use of Telegraph Inspectors and Operators by Latimer Clark, Robert Sabine (1871)
"... resistance is about 1 megohm, this arrangement would be found convenient; in which case A and B would be constant values, and the insulation resistance, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"megohm Box.—A resistance box containing a resistance or resistances equal to a ... megohm Galvanometer.—A galvanometer which gives unit deflection through a ..."

7. The Chemistry of India Rubber: Including the Outlines of a Theory on by Carl Otto Weber (1902)
"India rubber should be used in the shape of a sheet or film, by substituting it for the megohm resistance in the manner shown in the diagram fig. 20. ..."

8. Electrical Measurements by Frank Arthur Laws (1917)
"... (page 38) the condition is frequently imposed that the resistance of the circuit shall be such that the galvanometer is critically damped. megohm ..."

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