weber

noun we·ber \ ˈwe-bər , ˈvā-bər \

Definition of weber

: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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Origin and Etymology of weber

Wilhelm E. Weber †1891 German physicist


Weber

biographical name We·ber \ ˈvā-bər \

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Carl Maria von 1786–1826 German composer and conductor

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Ernst Heinrich 1795–1878 German physiologist

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Max 1864–1920 German sociologist and economist

Weberian

play \vā-ˈbir-ē-ən\ adjective

Weber

biographical name Web·er \ ˈwe-bər \

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Max 1881–1961 American (Russian-born) painter

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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

Biographical Note for weber

  • Weber \ˈvā-bər\, Wilhelm Eduard (1804–1891), German physicist. Weber, who was a professor at Göttingen, Germany, was notable for his researches in magnetism and electricity. With Carl Friedrich Gauss he investigated terrestrial magnetism. Weber introduced the absolute system of electrical units patterned after Gauss's system of magnetic units. The term weber was officially introduced for the practical unit of magnetic flux in 1935.

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