
Definition of Gauss
1. Noun. A unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter.
2. Noun. German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (17771855).
Generic synonyms: Mathematician
Derivative terms: Gaussian
Definition of Gauss
1. 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.
Definition of Gauss
1. Noun. The unit of magnetic field strength in cgs systems of units, equal to 0.0001 tesla. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Gauss
1. a unit of magnetic induction [n ES]
Medical Definition of Gauss
1. A unit of magnetic field intensity, equal to 104 tesla. Abbreviation: G Origin: J.K.F. Gauss (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gauss
Literary usage of Gauss
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1892)
"If we now calculate by the formula of gauss (equation (18)), the resultant
electrical force in the direction of the second element(/s',arisingfrom the ..."
2. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"gauss' Method.—In. the preceding discussion the thickness of lenses was ...
The gauss points of a simple lens. PIG. 195.—Location of nodal points and optic ..."
3. Manual of Petrographic Methods by Albert Johannsen (1918)
"gauss' Method.—In the preceding discussion the thickness of lenses was disregarded.
If this is introduced, the computations are much more complicated, ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"174, he says of the letter from gauss to Bolyai Farkas, 1799, "In this last letter
is particularly said that in the hyperbolic geometry there is a maximum ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"174, he says of the letter from gauss to Bolyai Farkas, 1799, "In this last letter
is particularly said that iu the hyperbolic geometry there is a maximum ..."
6. Electricity in the Service of Man: A Popular and Practical Treatise on the by Alfred Urbanitzky (1886)
"747—gauss and Weber's Telegraph. Johann Carl Friedrich gauss was born in 1777
... He was introduced to gauss by A. v. Humboldt, and through his influence ..."