|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|Weber (German ˈveːbər)|
|1.||Baron Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von (karl maˈriːa ˈfriːdrɪç ɛrnst fɔn). 1786--1826, German composer and conductor. His three romantic operas are Der Freischütz (1821), Euryanthe (1823), and Oberon (1826)|
|2.||Ernst Heinrich (ɛrnst ˈhainrɪç). 1795--1878, German physiologist and anatomist. He introduced the psychological concept of the just noticeable difference between stimuli|
|3.||Max (maks). 1864--1920, German economist and sociologist, best known for The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904--05)|
|4.||Wilhelm Eduard (ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈeːduart). 1804--91, German physicist, who conducted research into electricity and magnetism|
weber web·er (wěb'ər, vā'bər)
A unit of magnetic flux in the International System of Units equal to the product of one tesla and one square meter.
Weber We·ber (vā'bər), Ernst Heinrich. 1795-1878.
German physiologist and psychologist who studied sensory response and is considered a founder of experimental psychology.
|weber (wěb'ər, vā'bər) Pronunciation Key
The SI derived unit of magnetic flux. A magnetic flux of one weber, passing through a conducting loop and reduced to zero at a uniform rate in one second, induces an electric potential of one volt in the loop. One weber is equal to one volt per second, or 108 maxwells. The weber is named after German scientist Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804-1891).
|Weber (vā'bər) Pronunciation Key
German physiologist who is noted for his study of sensory response, particularly in the ear and the skin. He also demonstrated that the digestive juices are the specific products of glands.