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tesla (n.)

"unit of magnetic flux density," 1960, from Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), Croatian-born U.S. engineer. Tesla coil is attested from 1896.

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Definitions of tesla from WordNet
1
tesla (n.)
a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter;
2
Tesla (n.)
United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943);
Synonyms: Nikola Tesla
From wordnet.princeton.edu