Definition of Tesla

1. Noun. A unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter.

Generic synonyms: Flux Density Unit
Terms within: Gauss



2. Noun. United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943).
Exact synonyms: Nikola Tesla
Generic synonyms: Electrical Engineer, Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor

Definition of Tesla

1. Noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of magnetic flux density or magnetic inductivity. Symbol: T ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tesla

1. a unit of magnetic induction [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tesla

1. In the SI system, the unit of magnetic flux density expressed as kg sec-2 A-1; equal to one weber per square meter. Abbreviation: T Origin: N. Tesla (05 Mar 2000)

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tesla (current term)
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Literary usage of Tesla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electrical Engineer (1891)
"light, Mr. tesla considered the electromagnetic waves as unavailable for the production ... Mr. tesla then showed the influence of insulated bodies having ..."

2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"tesla Bladeless Turbine. — Fig. 289 shows a section through a 200-horsepower experimental turbine designed by Nikola tesla. It consists of a rotor composed ..."

3. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"Nikola tesla was born on the border of Austria-Hungary at a place called Smiljan, in Lika, in 1857. His father was a Greek clergyman and orator, ..."

4. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"THE TRANSMISSION OF ELECTRIC ENERGY WITHOUT WIRES. BY NIKOLA tesla. ... later became electrician for the tesla Electric Light company and established the ..."

5. Journal by United States Congress Senate (1895)
"P. HIMSTEDT - ON EXPERIMENTS WITH tesla CURRENTS. ... tesla ascribes this fact to the alteration in the molecular bombardment in the lamp ; but the author ..."

6. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"Ann., Hi., 1894) have found that high-tension currents of high frequency, or so-called tesla currents, have the effect of producing a discharge of ..."

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