Definition of mho in English:


Syllabification: mho

noun (plural mhos)

The reciprocal of an ohm, a former unit of electrical conductance.
More example sentences
  • An older name for the siemens is the mho, which, of course, is ohm spelled backwards (which was written as an inverted Greek omega).
  • Skin conductance is usually measured in ‘Siemens’ units although sometimes ‘mho’ is used.
  • The maximal resolution of the system was .0488 [micro] mho.


late 19th century: the word ohm reversed.

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