Tesla coil

noun
variants: or

Tesla transformer

Definition of Tesla coil

  1. :  an air-core transformer for high-frequency alternating or oscillating electrical currents

Origin and Etymology of tesla coil

after Nikola Tesla †1943 American (Croatian-born) electrician and inventor


First Known Use: 1896


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