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Noun: gauss  gaws
  1. A unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimetre
Noun: Gauss  gaws
  1. German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    - Karl Gauss, Karl Friedrich Gauss

Derived forms: gausses

Type of: flux density unit, mathematician

Part of: tesla

Encyclopedia: Gauss