tesla

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noun tes·la \ˈtes-lə\

Definition of tesla

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

Origin and Etymology of tesla

Nikola Tesla


First Known Use: 1958


Tesla

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biographical name Tes·la \ˈtes-lə\

Definition of Tesla

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


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tesla

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noun tes·la \ˈtes-lə\

Medical Definition of tesla

  1. :  a unit of magnetic flux density in the mks system equivalent to one weber per square meter

Biographical Note for tesla

Tesla

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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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