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weber

 (Wb) [web´er]
the SI unit of magnetic flux which, linking a circuit of one turn, produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as it is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second.

Web·er

(web'ĕr),
Rainer, 20th-century U.S. pathologist. See: Weber stain.

We·ber

(vā'bĕr),
Ernst Heinrich, German physiologist and anatomist, 1795-1878. See: Weber glands, Weber law, Weber paradox, Weber test, Fechner-Weber law, Weber-Fechner law.

Web·er

(web'ĕr),

We·ber

(vā'bĕr),
Moritz Ignaz, German anatomist, 1795-1875. See: Weber organ.

Web·er

(web'ĕr),
Hermann, English physician, 1823-1918. See: Weber sign, Weber syndrome.

We·ber

(web'ĕr),
Wilhelm E., German physicist, 1804-1891. See: Weber point, Weber triangle.

web·er (Wb),

(web'ĕr),
SI unit of magnetic flux, equal to volt-seconds (V·s).
[Wilhelm E. Weber, 1804-1891]

weber

/web·er/ (Wb) (web´er) the SI unit of magnetic flux which, linking a circuit of one turn, produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as it is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second.

weber (Wb)

[web′ər]
Etymology: Wilhelm Edward Weber, German physicist, 1804-1891
a unit of magnetic flux equal to 1 m2kg/s2A.

web·er

(Wb) (vā'bĕr)
SI unit of magnetic flux, equal to volt-seconds (V·s).
[Wilhelm E. Weber, 1804-1891]

weber

the SI unit of magnetic flux which, linking a circuit of one turn, produces in it an electromotive force of one volt as it is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second; abbreviated Wb.
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