how to pronounce ohm


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the above transcription of ohm is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

ohm is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of ohm in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… alongside Charles ohm in 1929 smithy …”

meanings of ohm


  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical resistance; the electrical resistance of a device across which a potential difference of one volt causes a current of one ampere. Symbol: Ω.

ohm frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ohm occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ohm can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ohm can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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