American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Siemens, Ernst Werner von 1816-1892. German engineer who made notable improvements to telegraphic and electrical apparatus. His brother Karl Wilhelm, later Sir Charles William Siemens (1823-1883), invented a regenerative steam engine and designed a steamship for laying long-distance cables.
- n. engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
- n. a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
- n. German electrical engineer (1816-1892)
“SIEMENs CHAIRMAN TO MEET INVESTORS Gerhard Cromme, chairman of Siemens and ThyssenKrupp, and the chief financial officers of both conglomerates will meet investors on Friday in an unusual joint move ahead of the first shareholder votes on executive pay in Germany.”
“SIEMENS After founder Werner von Siemens in 1847, inventor of the pointer telegraph.”
“GE plans to deliver its first electric vehicle charger, called WattStation, this summer and Siemens will roll out its first models of what it calls the Siemens Charge later this year.”
“Siemens is the big employer here, and they are still doing fine.”
“Siemens is also a world champion company that has abundant growth from outside of the German economy.”
“Meanwhile they bought the licenses for it (ICE and Transrapid) and Siemens is involved during the start-up.”
“All projects where Siemens is involved are highly suspect in my view.”
“The once-mighty Siemens has in recent years sold off all divisions of industrial value, and these days Siemens is living off utilizing political connections to channel taxpayer funds their way in governmental projects.”
“We used the opportunity to make fundamental changes, and today Siemens is strong and better.”
“A: Siemens is a company with 402,000 people, so we have a great talent pool.”
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