Definition of Tesla coil in English:

Tesla coil

Syllabification: Tes·la coil

noun

  • A form of induction coil for producing high-frequency alternating currents.
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    • He invented the Tesla coil to create high-frequency electricity, used in TV tubes, neon and fluorescent lighting, radio transmission, remote control and hundreds of other devices which are an essential part of our everyday lives.
    • As the years passed, the boy studied the mechanical innovations of the industrial revolution: Tesla coils, electro-magnetism, telephones, phonographs, dynamos, incandescent bulbs, and turbines.
    • The Machine was covered in tubes and spheres, Tesla coils and electrodes, funnels and jars, micro chips and transistors.

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