centimeter-gram-second
adjective Date: 1875 of, relating to, or being a system of units based on the centimeter as the unit of length, the gram as the unit of mass, and the second as the unit of time — abbreviation cgs

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  • centimeter-gram-second — [sen′tə mēt΄ərgram′sek′ənd, sän′tə mēt΄ərgram′sek′ənd] adj. designating or of a system of measurement in which the centimeter, gram, and second are the units of length, mass, and time, respectively: abbrev. CGS: see the table of weights and… …   English World dictionary

  • centimeter-gram-second — or chiefly Brit centimetre gram second also centimetre gramme second adj CGS …   Medical dictionary

  • centimeter-gram-second — adjective : of, relating to, or being a system of units based upon the centimeter as the unit of length, the gram as the unit of mass, and the mean solar second as the unit of time abbr. cgs * * * /sen teuh mee teuhr gram sek euhnd/, adj. of or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • centimeter-gram-second — /sen teuh mee teuhr gram sek euhnd/, adj. of or pertaining to the system of units in which the centimeter, gram, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time. Abbr.: cgs [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • centimeter-gram-second — cen′timeter gram′ sec′ond adj. wam phs of or pertaining to the system of units in which the centimeter, gram, and second are the principal units of length, mass, and time Abbr.: cgs • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • centimeter-gram-second — noun A system of units formerly used in physics (now replaced by the SI system), in which the basic units of length, mass and time were respectively centimeter, gram, and second. Abbreviated as cgs or CGS …   Wiktionary

  • centimeter-gram-second system — CGS vienetų sistema statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Technikoje nebevartojama fizikinių dydžių matavimo vienetų sistema, kurios pagrindiniai matavimo vienetai buvo centimetras, gramas ir sekundė. CGS vienetų sistema dar …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • centimeter-gram-second system — CGS vienetų sistema statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Absoliučioji fizikinių dydžių sistema, kurios pagrindiniai vienetai centimetras, gramas ir sekundė. atitikmenys: angl. centimeter gram second system rus. система единиц СГС …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • centimeter-gram-second system — CGS vienetų sistema statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. centimeter gram second system; cgs system vok. CGS Einheitensystem, n; CGS Maßsystem, n; CGS System, n rus. система единиц СГС, f pranc. CGS système d’unités, m; système CGS, m;… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • centimeter-gram-second system — (CGS) (cgs) a system of measurements in which the units are based on the centimeter as the unit of length, the gram as the unit of mass, and the second as the unit of time …   Medical dictionary

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