Definition of mho in English:


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Pronunciation: /məʊ

noun (plural mhos)

  • The reciprocal of an ohm, a former unit of electrical conductance.
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    • 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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