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Noun: coulomb  'koo,lóm
  1. A unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
    - C, ampere-second
Noun: Coulomb  'koo,lóm
  1. French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)
    - Charles Augustin de Coulomb

Derived forms: coulombs

Type of: charge unit, physicist, quantity unit

Part of: abcoulomb, ampere-minute

Encyclopedia: Coulomb, Charles