Meaning of siemens
Pronunciation: (sē'munz), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
- the SI unit of electrical conductance, equal to the reciprocal of the ohm and replacing the equivalent MKS unitAbbr.: S
Pronunciation: (sē'munz Ger. zē'muns), [key]
- 1816–92, German inventor and electrical engineer.
- his brother,(Karl Wilhelm Siemens), 1823–83, English inventor, born in Germany.
- siemens (Thesaurus)