Ohm's law

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Definition of Ohm's law

: a law in electricity: the strength of a direct current is directly proportional to the potential difference and inversely proportional to the resistance of the circuit

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1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Ohm's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ohm%27s%20law. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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Ohm's law

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Medical Definition of Ohm's law

: a law in electricity: the strength or intensity of an unvarying electric current is directly proportional to the electromotive force and inversely proportional to the resistance of the circuit

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