# Gauss meaning

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

noun

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)

noun

The unit of magnetic flux density in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one maxwell per square centimeter, or 10

^{−4}tesla.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.

## Origin of gauss

- After Karl Friedrich
**Gauss**### From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

- Named for Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and physicist.
### From Wiktionary