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
- 1786-1826; Ger. composer
- 1795-1878; Ger. physiologist & anatomist
- (born Karl Emil Maximilian Weber) 1864-1920; Ger. sociologist & economist
- 1881-1961; U.S. painter, born in Russia
- 1804-91; Ger. physicist: brother of Ernst
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. 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").