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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • [web-er, vey-ber]
    • /ˈwɛb ər, ˈveɪ bər/
    • /ˈwebər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [web-er, vey-ber]
    • /ˈwɛb ər, ˈveɪ bər/

Definitions of weber word

  • noun weber Ernst Heinrich [ernst hahyn-rikh] /ɛrnst ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1795–1878, German physiologist. 1
  • noun weber Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von [kahrl mah-ree-ah free-drikh ernst fuh n] /kɑrl mɑˈri ɑ ˈfri drɪx ɛrnst fən/ (Show IPA), 1786–1826, German pianist, conductor, and composer. 1
  • noun weber Max [maks;; German mahks] /mæks;; German mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1864–1920, German sociologist and political economist. 1
  • noun weber Max [maks] /mæks/ (Show IPA), 1881–1961, U.S. painter, born in Russia. 1
  • noun weber Wilhelm Eduard [vil-helm ey-doo-ahrt] /ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈeɪ duˌɑrt/ (Show IPA), 1804–91, German physicist (brother of Ernst Heinrich). 1
  • noun weber The SI unit of magnetic flux, causing the electromotive force of one volt in a circuit of one turn when generated or removed in one second. 1

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Origin of weber

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80; named after W. E. Weber

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Parts of speech for Weber


weber popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

weber usage trend in Literature

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