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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of magnetomotive force, equal to 10/4 π ampere-turn.

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  • n. The cgs unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A proposed unit of magnetomotive force having the value ampere-turn.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English court physician noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1540-1603)
  • n. English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583)
  • n. a librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
  • n. a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns
  • n. United States architect who influenced the development of the skyscraper (1859-1934)

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After William Gilbert.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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