from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Tesla, Nikola 1856-1943. Serbian-born American electrical engineer and physicist who discovered the principles of alternating current (1881) and invented numerous devices and procedures that were seminal to the development of radio and the harnessing of electricity.
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- n. United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)
- n. a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter
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Tesla is also considering the common man, working to develop the S-model four-door sedan with a price tag of $50,000.
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Nikola Tesla is one of the most important inventors in history, and a large majority of people have no clue who the hell he is. truecoat
In exchange for a $456,000,000 federal loan guarantee, Tesla is going to create a $150K sports car that is affordable by only the wealthiest. 01%.
Michael Mullady for The Wall Street Journal Gilbert Passin, Tesla's vice president of manufacturing With the factory, Tesla is focused on two main tracks: recruiting personnel and outfitting the plant.
Parts of the Fremont facility will be mothballed since Tesla is only using a fraction of the space.
The crates are just one sign of how electric-car maker Tesla is starting to gear up at Nummi, the onetime joint venture between General Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. that was shuttered in April following the recession.
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