Oersted Definition

ûrstĕd
noun
The basic unit of electromagnetic field strength in the CGS system, equal to a force of one dyne acting upon a unit magnetic pole in a vacuum (79.58 ampere-turns per meter)
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • hans christian oersted
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Other Word Forms of Oersted

Noun

Singular:
oersted
Plural:
oersteds

Origin of Oersted

  • After Hans Christian Oersted (1777–1851), Danish physicist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Danish physicist Hans Christian Ørsted.

    From Wiktionary

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