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The SI unit of electrical resistance, equal to the resistance of a conductor through which a current of one ampere flows given a one-volt potential across the conductor. See Table at measurement.

[After Georg Simon Ohm.]

ohm′ic adj.
ohm′i·cal·ly adv.
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(General Physics) in the manner of ohmic resistance
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