Definition of Biot in English:

Biot

noun

Physics Electricity
  • Electricity. With lower-case initial. The unit of current in the centimetre-gramme-second-electromagnetic unit system, equal to ten amperes; = "abampere". Symbol Bi.

Origin

1940s (in an earlier sense). From the name of Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist, astronomer, and mathematician.

Pronunciation

Biot

/ˈbiːəʊ/