abohm

noun
ab·​ohm | \(ˈ)aˈbōm\
plural -s

Definition of abohm 

: the cgs electromagnetic unit of resistance equal to one billionth of an ohm that measures the resistance of a conductor that with a constant current of one abampere flowing through it maintains between its terminals a potential difference of one abvolt

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First Known Use of abohm

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abohm

ab- entry 2 + ohm

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