Tesla coil
Tesla coil Tes"la coil, Tesla transformer Tes"la trans*form"er [After N. Tesla, American electrician.] (Elec.) A transformer without iron, for high frequency alternating or oscillating currents; an oscillation transformer. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Tesla coil — at Questacon the National Science and Technology center in Canberra, Australia Uses Application in educational demonstrations, novelty lighting, as well as music Inventor …   Wikipedia

  • Tesla Coil — coil that provides high tension to alternating currents (named after the inventor Nikola Tesla) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tesla coil — Elect. an air core transformer used to produce high voltages of high frequency alternating currents. Also called Tesla transformer. [1900 05; named after its inventor, N. TESLA] * * * …   Universalium

  • tesla coil — /ˈtɛslə kɔɪl/ (say tesluh koyl) noun a transformer for producing high voltages at high frequencies. {See tesla} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tesla coil — noun a form of induction coil producing high frequency alternating currents …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tesla coil — noun a step up transformer with an air core; used to produce high voltages at high frequencies • Hypernyms: ↑transformer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Singing Tesla coil — Video of the Museum of Science (Boston) s coil The singing Tesla coil is a form of plasma speaker. It is a variation of a solid state Tesla coil that has been modified to produce musical tones by modulating its spark output. The resulting pitch… …   Wikipedia

  • Tesla's oscillator — is a mechanical oscillator conceived of and invented by Nikola Tesla in 1898. It is also referred to as the Earthquake Machine. The machine which Tesla tested was small, around seven inches long, and weighing only one or two pounds; something you …   Wikipedia

  • Tesla transformer — Tesla coil Tes la coil, Tesla transformer Tes la trans*form er [After N. Tesla, American electrician.] (Elec.) A transformer without iron, for high frequency alternating or oscillating currents; an oscillation transformer. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tesla — 1960, unit of magnetic flux density, from Nikola Tesla (1856 1943), Croatian born U.S. engineer. Tesla coil is attested from 1896 …   Etymology dictionary

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