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siemens

 (S) [se´menz]
the SI unit of conductance; it is the conductance of one ampere per volt in a body with one ohm resistance.

sie·mens (S),

(sē'menz),
The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho.
Synonym(s): mho
[William Siemens, German-born British engineer, 1823-1883]

siemens

/sie·mens/ (S) (se´menz) the SI unit of conductance; the conductance of one ampere per volt in a body with one ohm resistance.

siemens (S)

[sē′mens]
Etymology: Ernst Werner von Siemens, German electric inventor, 1816-1892
a unit of electric conductance of a body with a resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied.

sie·mens

(S) (sē'mĕnz)
The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho.
Synonym(s): mho.
[William Siemens, German-born British engineer, 1823-1883]

siemens

the SI unit of conductivity, equal to one reciprocal ohm (Ω−1); symbol S. Called also mho.
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