abcoulomb

abcoulomb

[ab-koo-lom, -lohm]
noun
Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of quantity of electricity, equivalent to 10 coulombs.

Origin:
ab(ampere) + coulomb

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abcoulomb (æbˈkuːlɒm)
 
n
the cgs unit of electric charge in the electromagnetic system; the charge per second passing any cross section of a conductor through which a steady current of 1 abampere is flowing: equivalent to 10 coulombs

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