noun, plural mhos. Electricity.
- See under siemens.
noun (used with a singular verb)
- Electricity. the standard unit of electrical conductance in the International System of Units(SI), equal to the reciprocal of the ohm and replacing the equivalent MKS unit (mho). Abbreviation: S
noun plural mhos
- the former name for siemens
- Ernst Werner von (ɛrnst ˈvɛrnər fɔn). 1816–92, German engineer, inventor, and pioneer in telegraphy. Among his inventions are the self-excited dynamo and an electrolytic refining process
- his brother, Sir William, original name Karl Wilhelm Siemens. 1823–83, British engineer, born in Germany, who invented the open-hearth process for making steel
noun plural siemens
- the derived SI unit of electrical conductance equal to 1 reciprocal ohmSymbol: S Formerly called: mho
n. pl. mhos
- A siemens.
n. pl. siemens
- A unit of electrical conductance in the International System of Units, equal to one ampere per volt.
- The SI derived unit of electrical conductance, equal to one ampere per volt. It is equivalent to the reciprocal of the ohm unit. Also called siemens
- See mho.