gauss definition

  • noun:
    • The centimeter-gram-second product of magnetic flux thickness, corresponding to one maxwell per square centimeter.
    • The unit of magnetic field-strength in cgs methods of units, equal to 0.0001 tesla.
    • The C.G.S. product of density of magnetized field, equal to a field of one distinct force per square centimeter, becoming therefore used as a worldwide device at Paris in 1900; sometimes made use of as a unit of power of magnetic industry. It had been formerly recommended as a unit of magnetomotive force.
    • Karl F. Gauss, a German mathematician.
    • A unit always assess the strength of a magnetic area.
    • a unit of magnetized flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter
    • German mathematician who created the idea of figures and who applied mathematics to electrical energy and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)

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