Ohm's law

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noun \ˈōmz-\

Definition of Ohm's law

  1. :  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

1850

First Known Use of ohm's law

1850


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Ohm's law

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noun \ˈōmz-\

Medical Definition of Ohm's law

  1. :  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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