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to make an electric charge or dielectric flux unit, a charge or flux of 57.64 millicoulombs (see appendix, Units of measurement)


academic loan of
Koi οἶ‑ς ‘sheep’
SHell *ówi‑s
PIE *h₂óu̯i‑s

A way of creating static electricity is to rub amber against sheep’s wool. As e (for Koi ἤλεκτρον ‘amber’) was already used as the symbol for the force unit, it was decided to name the charge unit for the sheep.

See also Oàs..


Eng ewe, Lat ovis ‘sheep’