unit of electric charge in the SI and MKS systems, equal
to the charge of 6.281 × 1018 electrons
; the charge carried
by a current of one ampere in one second
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Wortherkunft von 'Coulomb'after C. A. de Coulomb (1736-1806), Fr physicist