noun ab·cou·lomb \(ˈ)abˈküˌläm, -lōm\

Definition of abcoulomb



  1. :  the cgs electromagnetic unit quantity of electricity equal to 10 coulombs and being the charge that passes in one second through any cross section of a conductor carrying a steady current of one abampere

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Origin and Etymology of abcoulomb

2ab- + coulomb

First Known Use: 1903

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to cast off or become cast off

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