Definition of Siemens

1. Noun. A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.

Exact synonyms: Mho, Reciprocal Ohm, S
Generic synonyms: Conductance Unit



2. Noun. Engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883).

3. Noun. German electrical engineer (1816-1892).
Exact synonyms: Ernst Werner Von Siemens
Generic synonyms: Electrical Engineer

Definition of Siemens

1. Noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical conductance; the electric conductance in a body that has a resistance of one ohm. Symbol: S ¹

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Definition of Siemens

1. a unit of electrical conductance [n SIEMENS]

Medical Definition of Siemens

1. The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho. Synonym: mho. Abbreviation: S Origin: Sir William Siemens, Ger. Born British engineer, 1823-1883 (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Siemens

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"On January 20 the lights produced by the machines were tested against each other as follows, viz. :—I Gramme versus No. 58 siemens, i Holmes versus No. ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"In this connection it may be of interest to note that siemens first developed and employed this principle in the construction of steam engines, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"Electrical resistance is measured by the siemens mercury unit. " siemens " is written on water-metres, and Russian and German revenue officers are assisted ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1882)
"LATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE siemens DIEECT PROCESS. BY GEORGE W. MAYNARD, NEW YORK. IN this paper I desire to embody the results of some personal observations ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"Electrical resistance is measured by the siemens B» cury unit. " siemens " is written on water-metres, and Russian ind German revenue officers are assisted ..."

6. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"SECTION I. SOME GENERAL FEATURES OF THE siemens PROCESS. Early History of the Process: The ever increasing demand for steel, which even the phenomenal ..."

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