- In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electric charge; the amount of electric charge carried by a current of 1 ampere flowing for 1 second. Symbol: C
- He is charged up with enough coulombs to make his hair stand on end.
Etymology: Named after the French physicist w:Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb.
- French: coulomb
- German: Coulomb
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