Associations to the word «Siemens»


SIEMENS, noun. 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

Dictionary definition

SIEMENS, noun. A unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm.
SIEMENS, noun. Engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883).
SIEMENS, noun. German electrical engineer (1816-1892).

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