from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The unit of magnetic flux in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to the flux perpendicularly intersecting an area of one square centimeter in a region where the magnetic intensity is one gauss.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A unit of magnetic flux that produces one abvolt per turn per second
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cgs unit of magnetic flux, abbreviated Mx; it is equal to the magnetic flux passing through one sqaure centimeter which is normal to a magnetic field of one gauss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The c. g. s. unit of magnetic flux; the flux which, acting upon a unit magnet-pole, will repel it with a force of one dyne; the flux per square centimeter of cross-section in a field of unit flux density.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
- n. Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
After James Clerk Maxwell.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist and mathematician (Wiktionary)