tesla

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tes·la

noun \ˈtes-lə\

Definition of TESLA

:  a unit of magnetic flux density in the meter-kilogram-second system equivalent to one weber per square meter

Origin of TESLA

Nikola Tesla
First Known Use: 1958

Tes·la

biographical name \ˈtes-lə\

Definition of TESLA

Nikola 1856–1943 Am. (Croatian-born) electrical engineer & inventor

tes·la

noun \ˈtes-lə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TESLA

: a unit of magnetic flux density in the mks system equivalent to one weber per square meter

Biographical Note for TESLA

Tesla, Nikola (1856–1943), American electrical engineer and inventor. Tesla was a prolific genius who claimed more than 700 inventions. The tesla, a unit of magnetic induction, was named in his honor.

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