mho

noun
\ˈmō \
plural mhos

Definition of mho 

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

First Known Use of mho

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mho

backward spelling of ohm

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about mho

Dictionary Entries near mho

MHC

MHCP

MHD

mho

mhometer

mhorr

MHSCP

Statistics for mho

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for mho

The first known use of mho was in 1884

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for mho

mho

noun
\ˈmō \
plural mhos

Medical Definition of mho 

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

More from Merriam-Webster on mho

See words that rhyme with mho

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about mho

Comments on mho

What made you want to look up mho? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

noxious or harmful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a-traditional-thanksgiving-dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!