Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: siemens
IPA transcription: [s'imənz]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Siemens, Ernst_Werner_von_Siemens
    Meaning: German electrical engineer (1816-1892)
  • Synonyms: Siemens, Karl_Wilhelm_Siemens, Sir_Charles_William_Siemens
    Meaning: engineer who was a brother of Ernst Werner von Siemens and who moved to England (1823-1883)
  • Synonyms: mho, siemens, reciprocal_ohm, S
    Meaning: a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
Usage examples
  • Siemens would quickly, in German, explain the point, but Helmholtz could not see it, although he understood English, which Siemens could speak.
  • When I started from Berlin on the trip, I began to tell American stories. Siemens was very fond of these stories and would laugh immensely at them, and could see the points and the humor, by his imagination; but Helmholtz could not see one of them.