Gaussage Gauss"age, n. (Elec.) The intensity of a magnetic field expressed in C.G.S. units, or gausses. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • gauss — C.G.S. unit of intensity of a magnetic field, 1882, named for German mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777 1855). Related: Gaussage …   Etymology dictionary

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