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 (wĕb′ər, vā′bər)
n. Abbr. Wb
The SI-derived unit of magnetic flux, equal to the flux that produces an electromotive force of one volt in a conducting loop when the flux is uniformly reduced to zero within one second. See Table at measurement.

[After Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804-1891), German physicist.]


(German ˈveːbər)
1. (Biography) Baron Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von (karl maˈriːa ˈfriːdrɪç ɛrnst fɔn). 1786–1826, German composer and conductor. His three romantic operas are Der Freischütz (1821), Euryanthe (1823), and Oberon (1826)
2. (Biography) Ernst Heinrich (ɛrnst ˈhainrɪç). 1795–1878, German physiologist and anatomist. He introduced the psychological concept of the just noticeable difference between stimuli
3. (Biography) Max (maks). 1864–1920, German economist and sociologist, best known for The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904–05)
4. (Biography) Wilhelm Eduard (ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈeːduart). 1804–91, German physicist, who conducted research into electricity and magnetism


(Units) the derived SI unit of magnetic flux; the flux that, when linking a circuit of one turn, produces in it an emf of 1 volt as it is reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second. 1 weber is equivalent to 108 maxwells. Symbol: Wb
[C20: named after W. E. Weber]


(ˈwɛb ər, ˈveɪ bər)

the SI unit of magnetic flux and magnetic pole strength, equal to a flux that produces an electromotive force of one volt in a single turn of wire when the flux is uniformly reduced to zero in a period of one second; 108 maxwells. Abbr.: Wb
[1875–80; after W. E. Weber]


(ˈveɪ bər for 1-3,5; ˈwɛb ər for 4 )

1. Ernst Heinrich, 1795–1878, German physiologist.
2. Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von, 1786–1826, German composer.
3. Max, 1864–1920, German sociologist and political economist.
4. Max, 1881–1961, U.S. painter, born in Russia.
5. Wilhelm Eduard, 1804–91, German physicist (brother of E. H.).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwellsweber - a unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells
flux unit, magnetic flux unit - a measure of the strength of a magnetic field per unit area
maxwell, Mx - a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
2.Weber - German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
3.Weber - United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961)
4.Weber - German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920) - German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)Weber - German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)
6.Weber - German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878)
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