nanotesla

noun

nano·​tes·​la ˈna-nō-ˌte-slə How to pronounce nanotesla (audio)
: a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 10−9 tesla

Examples of nanotesla in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the unit motionless, the values shown remain within a few tens of nanoteslas. IEEE Spectrum, 26 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nanotesla was in 1968

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“Nanotesla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nanotesla. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

nanotesla

noun
nano·​tes·​la -ˌtes-lə How to pronounce nanotesla (audio)
: a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 10−9 tesla
abbreviation nT

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