plural mhos
: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of the ohm : siemens

Word History

Etymology

backward spelling of ohm

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mho was in 1884

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“Mho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mho. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

mho

noun
plural mhos
: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of the ohm : siemens

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