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ohm (n.)

unit of electrical resistance, 1867, in recognition of German physicist Georg S. Ohm (1789-1854), who determined the law of the flow of electricity. Originally proposed as ohma (1861) as a unit of voltage. Related: ohmage; ohmic; ohmeter.

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Definitions of ohm from WordNet
1
ohm (n.)
a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere;
2
Ohm (n.)
German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854);
Synonyms: Georg Simon Ohm
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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