Siemens meaning

sē'mənz
The basic unit of electric conductance in the SI system, equal to one ampere per volt.
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A unit of electrical conductance in the International System, equal to one ampere per volt.
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(born Karl Wilhelm von Siemens) 1823-83; Brit. engineer & inventor, born in Germany.
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(Siemens AG, Munich, Germany, www.siemens.com) A leading European electrical and electronics firm founded in 1847. Siemens has more than 430,000 employees in nearly 200 countries, and more than 50,000 professionals are engaged in research and development. In 1990, the computer division of Siemens and Nixdorf merged to become Siemens Nixdorf. In 1998, Siemens Nixdorf split into Siemens Computer Systems (later Fujitsu Siemens Computers) and Wincor Nixdorf. See Fujitsu Siemens.
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In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical conductance; the electric conductance in a body that has a resistance of one ohm. Symbol: S.
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Origin of siemens

  • After Ernst Werner von Siemens
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Named after the German inventor Werner von Siemens.
    From Wiktionary