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coulomb


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coulomb  \Cou`lomb"\  (k??`l?n"),  n.  [From  Coulomb,  a  French 
  physicist  and  electrican.]  (Physics) 
  The  standard  unit  of  quantity  in  electrical  measurements.  It 
  is  the  quantity  of  electricity  conveyed  in  one  second  by  the 
  current  produced  by  an  electro-motive  force  of  one  volt 
  acting  in  a  circuit  having  a  resistance  of  one  ohm,  or  the 
  quantity  transferred  by  one  amp[`e]re  in  one  second  Formerly 
  called  {weber}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coulomb 
  n  :  a  unit  of  electrical  charge  equal  to  the  amount  of  charge 
  transferred  by  a  current  of  1  ampere  in  1  second  [syn:  {C}, 
  {ampere-second}] 




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