Associations to the word «Weber»

Wiktionary

WEBER, noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of magnetic flux; the flux linking a circuit of one turn that produces an electromotive force of one volt when reduced uniformly to zero in one second. Symbol: Wb
WEBER, proper noun. An occupational surname​.

Dictionary definition

WEBER, noun. A unit of magnetic flux equal to 100,000,000 maxwells.
WEBER, noun. German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891).
WEBER, noun. United States abstract painter (born in Russia) (1881-1961).
WEBER, noun. German sociologist and pioneer of the analytic method in sociology (1864-1920).
WEBER, noun. German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826).
WEBER, noun. German physiologist who studied sensory responses to stimuli and is considered the father of psychophysics (1795-1878).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats