siemens


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

siemens

 (S) [se´menz]
the SI unit of conductance; it is the conductance of one ampere per volt in a body with one ohm resistance.

sie·mens (S),

(sē'menz),
The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho.
Synonym(s): mho
[William Siemens, German-born British engineer, 1823-1883]

siemens

/sie·mens/ (S) (se´menz) the SI unit of conductance; the conductance of one ampere per volt in a body with one ohm resistance.

siemens (S)

[sē′mens]
Etymology: Ernst Werner von Siemens, German electric inventor, 1816-1892
a unit of electric conductance of a body with a resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied.

sie·mens

(S) (sē'mĕnz)
The SI unit of electrical conductance; the conductance of a body with an electrical resistance of 1 ohm, allowing 1 ampere of current to flow per volt applied; equal to 1 mho.
Synonym(s): mho.
[William Siemens, German-born British engineer, 1823-1883]

siemens

the SI unit of conductivity, equal to one reciprocal ohm (Ω−1); symbol S. Called also mho.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pinnacle Health / Zynx Health / Siemens Medical Solutions: A Study Of Integration Of Evidence Based Nursing Content by Patricia S.
CPOE / EHR-Driven Healthcare Workflow Generation and Scheduling by Minmin Han, MS, and Xiping Song, PhD, Siemens Corporate Research; Hui Coa, MD, MS, Columbia University; Rosemary Kennedy, MBA, RN, Brian Gugerty, DNS, MS, RN, and Jan DeHann, MS, Siemens Medical Solutions - November 13, 10:00 a.
Design and Use of a Joint Order Vocabulary Knowledge Representation Tier in a Multi-tier CPOE Architecture by Don Rucker, MD, MS, MBA, Siemens Medical Solutions; Gary Hardel, PhD, Andrew Steele, MD, MPH, MSc, and Ivor Douglas, MD, Denver Health - November 14, 10:30 a.
Siemens Communications SOA is powered by SAP NetWeaver.
Siemens continues to build on the SOA initiative it launched publicly in May of this year and which the company began working on in 2004.
Note: Siemens, HiPath and ProCenter are registered trademarks of Siemens AG or its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Siemens offers a comprehensive suite of products and services to leverage service providers' existing assets to deliver converged wireless solutions.
With solutions targeted at service providers, cable operators, and mobile network operators, the addition of the BelAir Networks mobile broadband wireless mesh portfolio oC along with Siemens end-to-end capability and complete portfolio of wired, wireless, Core and IMS products oC enables Siemens to deliver a new wireless access alternative to its converged solutions for data and voice services.
Working with Siemens enables BelAir Networks to address the increasing global demand for carrier-grade mobile broadband mesh networks, and extend our leadership in that market.
GENBAND, a long-time Siemens technology partner in which Siemens has an investment, will acquire the DCO business which includes personnel, the product portfolio as well as its service and support infrastructure for more than 2,500 DCO host and remote switches across North America.
GENBAND is a highly-respected industry leader that will provide DCO customers with a wide range of support and options to help keep them competitive and responsive to their market's changing needs," said Harald Braun, President and COO, Siemens Networks.