## gauss

gauss *pl.* or gauss′es

the basic unit of magnetic flux density in the CGS system, equal to one line of magnetic flux per square centimeter or one maxwell per square centimeter (0.0001 tesla): abbrev.

*G*Origin of gauss

after C. F.*Gauss*(1777-1855), German mathematician and amp; astronomer

## gauss

noun

*pl.*

**gauss**

**gauss**or

**gauss·es**

*Abbr.*

**G**

The centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetic flux density, equal to one maxwell per square centimeter.

Origin of gauss

After Karl Friedrich**Gauss**.

## gauss

Noun

(*plural* gausses *or* **gauss**)

Origin

Named for Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and physicist.

## gauss - Computer Definition

A unit of measurement of magnetic intensity named after Karl F. Gauss (1777-1855), considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of all time. See degauss.