tesla

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.

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This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.

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