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mho

 (mō)
n. pl. mhos
A siemens.

[Backward spelling of ohm.]
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mho

(məʊ)
n, pl mhos
(Units) the former name for siemens
[C19: formed by reversing the letters of ohm (first used by Lord Kelvin)]
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sie•mens

(ˈsi mənz)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the SI unit of electrical conductance, equal to the reciprocal of the ohm and replacing the equivalent MKS unit (mho). Abbr.: S
[1930–35; after W. Siemens]

Sie•mens

(ˈsi mənz)

n.
Sir William (Karl Wilhelm Siemens), 1823–83, British inventor, born in Germany.
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Noun1.mho - a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohmmho - a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
conductance unit - a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge
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