Gauss definitions

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The centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetic flux density, equal to one maxwell per square centimeter.
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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)
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The unit of magnetic flux density in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one maxwell per square centimeter, or 10−4 tesla.
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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.
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The unit of magnetic field strength in cgs systems of units, equal to 0.0001 tesla.
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Origin of gauss

Named for Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and physicist.