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ohm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity, Electricity
ohmohm /əʊm $ oʊm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TPEa unit for measuring electrical resistance
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ohmA 3-phase 15° step-angle variable-reluctance motor has a rated phase current 01 2.0A and a phase winding resistance of 5.0 ohms.For example, a resistor pack might contain ten of each value in the E12 series from 10 ohms to 10M.Either way it has an output of 100 watts per side into 4 ohms, or 70 watts into 8 ohms.Mr Roberts quotes typical values of capacitor and primary coil resistance of and 0.7 ohm respectively.Note also that an 8 ohm loudspeaker is needed.Finally, there are two 8 ohm speaker outputs, with one being used for the unit's internal driver.Accuracy is cited both in percent error and as the shortfall in ohms.
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