Definition of tesla
: a unit of magnetic flux density in the meter-kilogram-second system equivalent to one weber per square meter
Origin and Etymology of tesla
First Known Use: 1958
Definition of Tesla
Nikola 1856–1943 Am. (Croatian-born) electrical engineer & inventor
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
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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