1. [ noun ] (physics,electricity) French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)
Synonyms: charles_augustin_de_coulomb
Related terms: physicist
2. [ noun ] (physics) a unit of electrical charge equal to the amount of charge transferred by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second
Synonyms: ampere-second C
Related terms: charge_unit ampere-minute abcoulomb
Similar spelling:   Coulombe