coulomb cou·lomb (kōō'lŏm', -lōm')
The unit of electrical charge in the meter-kilogram-second system equal to the quantity of charge transferred in one second by a steady current of one ampere.
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The SI derived unit used to measure electric charge. One coulomb is equal to the quantity of charge that passes through a cross-section of a conductor in one second, given a current of one ampere.