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Siemens

siemens
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: mho.
Abbreviation: S
Origin: Sir William Siemens, Ger. Born British engineer, 1823-1883


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