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tesla

(tĕs`lə), unit of magnetic flux density: see under weberweber
[for W. E. Weber], abbr. Wb, unit of magnetic flux in the mks system of weights and measures; 1 Wb is equal to 1 volt-second. The weber per square meter, called the tesla [for Nikola Tesla], abbr.
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tesla

(tess -lă) Symbol: T. The SI unit of magnetic flux density, defined as one weber of magnetic flux per meter squared. One tesla is equal to 104 gauss.

Tesla

 

the unit of magnetic induction, or magnetic flux density, in the International System of Units. It is equal to the magnetic induction at which the magnetic flux through a cross section with an area of 1 m2 is equal to 1 weber. The tesla was named after N. Tesla. Its international designation is T. The tesla equals 104gauss.

tesla

[′tes·lə]
(electromagnetism)
The International System unit of magnetic flux density, equal to one weber per square meter. Symbolized T.

Tesla

Nikola . 1857--1943, US electrical engineer and inventor, born in Smiljan, now in Croatia. His inventions include a transformer, generators, and dynamos
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