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Definition of the noun siemens

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  1. a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of siemens: mho / reciprocal ohm / S
    • more generic term: conductance unit = a measure of a material's ability to conduct an electrical charge
  2. engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
  3. German electrical engineer (1816-1892)

Alternative definition of the noun siemens


  1. 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


Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich. It is the largest engineering company in Europe. The principal divisions of the company are Industry, Energy, Healthcare, and Infrastructure & Cities, which represent the main activities of the company. The company is a prominent maker of medical diagnostics equipment and its medical health-care division, which generates about 12 percent of the company's total sales, is its second-most profitable unit, after the industrial automation division.


  1. Siemens a.k.a. The Siemens Nexas are a class of electric multiple units manufactured by Siemens Transportation Systems for the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Australia between 2002 and 2005. The design of the trains was based on the Siemens Modular Metro.
  2. Siemens is a family name.
  3. Siemens: A unit of electrical conductance, admittance, and susceptance. A conductor has a conductance of one siemens if an electrical potential difference of one volt produces a one ampere current in it. The conductance in siemens is the reciprocal of its resistance in ohms.

Phrases with Siemens

  1. karl wilhelm siemens
  2. ernst werner von siemens
  3. sir charles william siemens

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Siemens

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Google previewModel-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems (2012)

The SPES 2020 Methodology by Klaus Pohl, Harald Hönninger, Reinhold Achatz, Manfred Broy

Siemens is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the fields...

Siemens is an engineering company offering customer- specific facilities, plants, and automation solutions for selected industry segments (e.g., ...

Google previewProceedings of The 5th MAC 2015 (2015)

by group of authors

Value creating strategy - business Siemens' vision about the corporation is that Siemens is a pioneer in innovative technology...

Google previewWorld History, Journeys from Past to Present (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Siemens is an integrated technology company with activities in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare. The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States America, or simply the States, is a federal republic consisting ...

Google previewInternational Investment Law, Text, Cases and Materials (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Munich, Germany. It is the largest Europebased electronics and electrical engineering company. Siemens is an integrated technology company with activities in ...

Google previewFoundations of Electromagnetic Theory (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The siemens is the SI derived unit of electric conductance and electric admittance.

Google's Epic Book of Mind-Boggling Top 10 Lists (2014)

Unbelievable Facts and Astounding Trivia on Movies, Music, Crime, Celebrities, History, and More by Jamie Frater

Siemens is an electronics manufacturer that makes everything from car parts to vacuum cleaners—and, in times past, Nazi gas chambers. If you've ever wondered who was willing to take the job of building the group-sized hydrogen cyanide ...

Google previewSoftware Product Lines (2000)

Experience and Research Directions by Patrick Donohoe

INTRODUCTION Siemens is a large, global electrical engineering and electronics company with a very diverse range of product areas (energy, industry, communication, transportation, health care, etc.). Software plays an important and ...

Google previewManagerial Economics 8e P (2016)

Economics, Economics by CTI Reviews

Siemens is an integrated technology company with activities in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare. Profit: In neoclassical microeconomic theory, thetermprofithas tworelatedbut distinct meanings. Normal profit represents the total ...

Google previewA Brief History of Computing (2008)

by Gerard O'Regan

Siemens. Siemens is a European technology giant and it employs approximately 475,000 people around the world. It is one of the world's leading ...

Google previewDictionary of International Trade Law, 3rd Edition (2015) (2015)

by Raj Bhala

The SEC's allegations against Siemens included, but were not limited to: bribes paid in connection with construction ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Progresswas shatteredinthe World War II,and in the turmoilthe conglomerate Siemens andHalske acquiredcontrol of DGG. Atthesame time the Telefunken operation was separatedand sold toAllgemeine Elektrizitäts Gesellschaft (AEG).

Google previewDictionary of Chemical and Metallurgical Machinery, Appliances and Material Manufactured Or Sold by Advertisers in Electrochemical and Metallurgical Industry. ... (1910)

Consists in stationary form of a 60-inch platinum, platinum-rhodium, thermo- couple, Siemens and Halske pyrometer-galvanometer, pair of 50-inch best porcelain tubes. In portable form, the same as above except 30-inch couple and 18-inch ...

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Scrabble value of S1I1E1M3E1N1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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