noun. 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).
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Example sentences of the word tesla
1. Noun, singular or mass
The SI unit associated with magnetic field strength is the tesla.
The strength of a magnetic field is measured in either gauss or tesla units.
Quotes containing the word tesla
1. Is there any good news?' Tesla said.Who ever promised that? Who ever said there'd be good news?
- Clive Barker, The Great and Secret Show
noun. ['ˈtɛslə, ˈtɛzlə'] a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter.
- flux density unit