noun. a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter.
- energy unit
- work unit
- heat unit
- watt second
- erg (French)
- ἔργον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word erg
1. Noun, singular or mass
So go get your sweat on and give the erg a try.
1 erg = 10 −7 joules