nonohmic

adjective

non·​ohm·​ic ˌnän-ˈō-mik How to pronounce nonohmic (audio)
: not ohmic
specifically, of a circuit : not having the property that a potential difference of one volt produces a current of one ampere
non-ohmic conductors

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonohmic was in 1946

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“Nonohmic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonohmic. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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