coulomb: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (k'lom, -lōm, k-lom', -lōm'), [key]
  1. the SI unit of quantity of electricity, equal to the quantity of charge transferred in one second across a conductor in which there is a constant current of one ampere. Abbr.: C


Pronunciation: (k'lom, -lōm, k-lom', -lōm' Fr. k-lôn'), [key]
  1. 1736–1806, French physicist and inventor.
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