tesla

noun tes·la \ ˈtes-lə \

Definition of tesla

: a unit of magnetic flux density in the meter-kilogram-second system equivalent to one weber per square meter

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Origin and Etymology of tesla

Nikola Tesla


Tesla

biographical name Tes·la \ ˈte-slə \

Definition of Tesla

Nikola 1856–1943 American (Croatian-born) electrical engineer and inventor

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tesla

noun tes·la \ ˈtes-lə \

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

  • 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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