the basic unit of magnetic flux in the SI and MKS systems, equal to one hundred million (10) maxwells: abbrev. Wb
Origin of weberafter W. E. Weber
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.
Origin of weberAfter Wilhelm Eduard Weber, (1804–1891), German physicist.
Named after the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber
- An occupational surname.
From German Weber (“weaver").