Definition of Nikola Tesla

1. Noun. United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943).

Exact synonyms: Tesla
Generic synonyms: Electrical Engineer, Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor



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Literary usage of Nikola Tesla

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1. Our Foreign-born Citizens: What They Have Done for America by Annie E. S. Beard (1922)
"Nikola Tesla was born on the border of Austria-Hungary at a place called Smiljan, in Lika, ... Just at this time he was stricken with cholera, Nikola Tesla ..."

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