siemens

noun
sie·​mens | \ˈsē-mənz, ˈzē-\
plural siemens

Definition of siemens 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a unit of conductance in the meter-kilogram-second system equivalent to one ampere per volt

Siemens

biographical name
Sie·​mens | \ˈsē-mənz \

Definition of Siemens (Entry 2 of 2)

Sir William 1823–1883 British (German-born) inventor

First Known Use of siemens

Noun

circa 1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for siemens

Noun

Werner von Siemens †1892 German electrical engineer

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siemens

noun
sie·​mens | \ˈsē-mənz, ˈzē- \
plural siemens

Medical Definition of siemens 

: a unit of conductance in the mks system equivalent to one ampere per volt

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