### Gauss

The unit of magnetic induction in the cgs (centimeter-gram- second) system.

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*n]* - a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter 2. [n] - German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)

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A unit of measurement of a magnetic field. Earth has a surface magnetic field strength of between 0.3 and 0.6 Gauss.

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The unit of magnetic induction in the cgs system, 10

^{-4} tesla. Also known as the abtesla.ttle='Gauss';xiunt='gauss';yiunt='tesla';mconv=1e4;cconv=0.0;The earth`s average magnetic field strength is approximately 0.3 - 0.5 G. Named for Karl Friedrich Gauss, the great German mathematician and astronomer. A long straight wire carrying 100 A...

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Gauss (G) is a non-SI unit of magnetic flux density (B). 1 G = 10-4 T.

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**Gauss** (gous)

* noun* [ So named after Karl French

* Gauss* , a German mathematician.]

* (Electricity)* The C.G.S. unit of density of magnetic field, equal to a field of one line of force per square centimeter, being thus adopted as an international unit at Paris in 1900; sometimes used as a unit of i...

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A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10-4 tesla. ... Abbreviation: G ... Origin: J.K.F. Gauss ... (05 Mar 2000) ...

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A matrix programming language and programming environment. Made by Aptech. Contexts: data; simulation

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• (n.) The C.G.S. unit of density of magnetic field, equal to a field of one line of force per square centimeter, being thus adopted as an international unit at Paris in 1900; sometimes used as a unit of intensity of magnetic field. It was previously suggested as a unit of magnetomotive force.

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unit of magnetic induction in the centimetre-gram-second system of physical units. One gauss corresponds to the magnetic flux density that will ... [3 related articles]

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A unit of measure for magnetic fields. At 900 GeV, the Tevatron magnets produce a field of 39,600 gauss or 39 kilogauss.

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The unit of magnetic field intensity equal to one dyne per unit pole. Related category • UNITS

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The unit of magnetic induction or magnetic flux density used to measure magnetic field strength. (lines of magnetic flux per square centimeter).

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gauss (gous) [for C. F. Gauss], abbr. G, unit of magnetic flux density (see flux, magnetic) equal to 0.0001 (10-4) weber per square meter. Since this unit is derived from the cgs system of units rather than the mks system, it is largely obsolete. See electric and magnetic units.

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Gauss is the c.g.s. unit (symbol Gs) of magnetic induction or magnetic flux density, replaced by the SI unit, the tesla, but still commonly used. It is equal to one line of magnetic flux per square centimetre. The Earth' s magnetic field is about 0.5 Gs, and changes to it over time are measured in gammas (one gamma equals 10-5 gauss).

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Type: Term Pronunciation: gows Definitions: 1. Johann K.F., German physicist, 1777-1855. See: gauss, gaussian curve, gaussian distribution

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Type: Term Pronunciation: gows Definitions: 1. Karl J., German gynecologist, 1875-1957. See: Gauss sign

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*(G)* Type: Term Pronunciation: gows Definitions: 1. A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 10−4 T.

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Centimetre-gram-second (

*c.*g.s.) unit of magnetic induction or magnetic flux density, replaced by the SI unit, the tesla, but still commonly used. It is equal to one line of magnetic flux per square centimetre. The Earth's magnetic field is about 0.5 Gs, and changes to it over time are measured in gammas (one gamma equ...

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A unit of magnetic induction, equal to 1 Maxwell per square centimeter. Higher Gauss measurements mean more power can be induced to flow in an alternator. Gauss readings can be increased by putting steel behind magnets, stacking magnets, or using larger or higher-grade magnets.

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*[software]* GAUSS is a matrix programming language for mathematics and statistics, developed and marketed by Aptech Systems. Its primary purpose is the solution of numerical problems in statistics, econometrics, time-series, optimization and 2D- and 3D-visualization. It was first published in 1984 for MS-DOS and is currently also available f...

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*[ship]* Gauss was a ship built in Germany specially for polar exploration, named after the mathematician and physical scientist Carl Friedrich Gauss. Purchased by Canada in 1904, she was called the CGS ``Arctic``. ==Ship construction== The ship was built by the Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft shipyard at Kiel at a cost of 500,000 marks. Launche...

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*[crater]* Gauss is a large lunar crater, named after Carl Friedrich Gauss, that is located near the northeastern limb of the Moon`s near side. It belongs to a category of lunar formations called a walled plain, meaning that it has a diameter of at least 110 kilometers, with a somewhat sunken floor and little or no central massif. Due to its ...

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*[unit]* The gauss, abbreviated as G or Gs, is the cgs unit of measurement of a magnetic field B, which is also known as the `magnetic flux density` or the `magnetic induction`. It is named after German mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss. One gauss is defined as one maxwell per square centimeter. The cgs system has been formally...

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CGS unit of magnetic induction (after the German mathematician Karl F. Gauss).

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