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English noun: coulomb

1. coulomb (quantity) a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second


Synonymsampere-second, C


Broader (hypernym)charge unit, quantity unit


Part meronymabcoulomb, ampere-minute

2. Coulomb (person) French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)


SynonymsCharles Augustin de Coulomb


Instance hypernymphysicist









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