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siemens

Pronunciation: se'menz

Definition: The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho.

Synonym(s): mho

[William Siemens, German-born British engineer, 1823–1883]

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