Definition of Weston in English:

Weston

noun

  • 1Attributive and in the genitive. Electricity. Designating a primary cell with a very low variation of voltage with temperature, used as a standard voltage source for calibration purposes.

  • 2Attributive Photography. Designating a system of film speeds based on exposure meters originally made by the Weston Electrical Instrument Company; designating a film speed expressed according to this system (also as postpositive). Now historical.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of Edward Weston, English-born electrical engineer.

Pronunciation

Weston

/ˈwɛst(ə)n/