Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The SI-derived unit of magnetic flux density, 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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  • noun In the International System of Units, the derived unit of magnetic flux density or magnetic inductivity. Symbol: T

Etymologies

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

[After Nikola Tesla.]

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Named after Nikola Tesla.

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  • When scientists drop magnetic acid

    Then perpendicular replaces placid.

    Old Tesla's vector

    Is flux on a Vespa

    And Weber's newton sure ain't flaccid.

    July 10, 2014