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- noun Any of various units used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units to describe electric and magnetic field strengths, electric current strengths, and other quantities associated with electromagnetism.
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- noun Any of the various
unitsto measure electricity and magnetism in the CGS(now replaced by SI) system of units; abbreviated emuor EMU.
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- noun any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
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