weber

noun
we·​ber | \ˈwe-bər, ˈvā-bər \

Definition of weber 

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: the practical meter-kilogram-second unit of magnetic flux equal to that flux which in linking a circuit of one turn produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as the flux is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second : 108 maxwells

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biographical name (1)
We·​ber | \ˈvā-bər \

Definition of Weber (Entry 2 of 5)

Carl Maria von 1786–1826 German composer and conductor

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Definition of Weber (Entry 3 of 5)

Ernst Heinrich 1795–1878 German physiologist

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Definition of Weber (Entry 4 of 5)

Max 1864–1920 German sociologist and economist

Weber

biographical name (4)
Web·​er | \ˈwe-bər \

Definition of Weber (Entry 5 of 5)

Max 1881–1961 American (Russian-born) painter

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Biographical name (3)

Weberian \ vā-​ˈbir-​ē-​ən \ adjective

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Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017 Agave azul tequilana weber, or blue agave, plants take between 8 and 12 years to harvest. Micaela English, Town & Country, "12 Things Every Tequila Aficionado Needs to Know," 24 July 2017

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First Known Use of weber

Noun

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for weber

Noun

Wilhelm E. Weber †1891 German physicist

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The first known use of weber was in 1891

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weber

noun
we·​ber | \ˈweb-ər, ˈvā-bər \

Medical Definition of weber 

: the practical mks unit of magnetic flux equal to that flux which in linking a circuit of one turn produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as the flux is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second : 108 maxwells

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