An example of Ohm's law is what an electrician would use when determining a problem with an electrical circuit.

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## Ohm's law

Origin of Ohm's law

see ohm

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## Ohm's law

noun

*V*=

*IR,*where

*V*is the potential difference, or voltage,

*I*is the current, and

*R*is the resistance of the conductor.

Origin of Ohm's law

AfterGeorg Simon**Ohm**

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(*uncountable*)

- (physics) Ohm's observation that the direct current flowing in an electrical circuit consisting only of resistances is directly proportional to the voltage applied.

From Georg Ohm, German physicist

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## ohm's law - Computer Definition

V = I

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See ohm.

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