noun. ['ˈgaʊs'] a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter.
- flux density unit
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Example sentences of the word gauss
The gauss number measures the intensity of the magnetic field.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Locate the needle on the gauss meter and find the corresponding heading.
3. Noun, plural
The gravity of Earth is considered about 1 tesla or about 10,000 gauss.
noun. German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855).
- Karl Gauss