from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The International System unit of magnetic flux, equal to the flux that produces in a circuit of one turn an electromotive force of one volt, when the flux is uniformly reduced to zero within one second. See Table at measurement.
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- n. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of magnetic flux; the flux linking a circuit of one turn that produces an electromotive force of one volt when reduced uniformly to zero in one second. Symbol: Wb
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The standard unit of electrical quantity, and also of current. See coulomb, and amp�re.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name proposed by Latimer Clarke for the unit of electrical quantity which has since been named coulomb; it was also for some time used for the practical unit of electrical current which is now called ampere.
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- n. German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
- n. a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
- n. German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
- n. German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)
- n. United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
- n. German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920)
After Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804-1891), German physicist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber (Wiktionary)