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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 quantitty transferred by one ampere in one second. Formerly called weber.


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