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weber

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noun we·ber \ˈwe-bər, ˈvā-bər\

Definition of weber

  1. :  the practical meter-kilogram-second unit of magnetic flux equal to that flux which in linking a circuit of one turn produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as the flux is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second :  108 maxwells



Origin and Etymology of weber

Wilhelm E. Weber †1891 German physicist


First Known Use: 1891

Rhymes with weber


Weber

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biographical name We·ber \ˈvā-bər\

Definition of Weber

  1. Carl Maria von 1786–1826 Ger. composer & conductor




Weber

biographical name we·ber

Definition of Weber

  1. Ernst Heinrich 1795–1878 Ger. physiol.




Weber

biographical name we·ber

Definition of Weber

  1. Max 1864–1920 Ger. sociol. & econ.

Weberian

play \vā-ˈbir-ē-ən\ adjective



Weber

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biographical name Web·er \ˈwe-bər\

Definition of Weber

  1. Max 1881–1961 Am. (Russ.-born) painter




Medical Dictionary

weber

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noun we·ber \ˈweb-ər, ˈvā-bər\

Medical Definition of weber

  1. :  the practical mks unit of magnetic flux equal to that flux which in linking a circuit of one turn produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as the flux is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second :  108 maxwells



Biographical Note for weber

Weber

\ˈvā-bər\,

Wilhelm Eduard

(1804–1891), German physicist. Weber, who was a professor at Göttingen, Germany, was notable for his researches in magnetism and electricity. With Carl Friedrich Gauss he investigated terrestrial magnetism. Weber introduced the absolute system of electrical units patterned after Gauss's system of magnetic units. The term weber was officially introduced for the practical unit of magnetic flux in 1935.


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