Synonyms for maxwell

1. Maxwell (n.)

Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)


2. Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law (n.)

(physics) a law expressing the distribution of energy among the molecules of a gas in thermal equilibrium


3. maxwell (n.)

a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss