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gauss (gous) [for C. F. Gauss], abbr. G, unit of magnetic flux density (see flux, magnetic) equal to 0.0001 (10-4) weber per square meter. Since this unit is derived from the cgs system of units rather than the mks system, it is largely obsolete. See electric and magnetic units.

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gauss (G) The c.g.s. unit of measurement of (a) magnetic field and (b) magnetic moment per unit volume. It has now been replaced by the SI units weber/m2 (Wb/m2) and tesla (T). 1 G = 10−4 T = 10−4 Wb/m2.

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Gauss A normal polarity chron in the late Pliocene, preceded by the Gilbert and followed by the Matuyama reversed chrons, and radiometrically dated at 3.58–2.60 Ma ( Harland et al., 1982). The Gauss contains at least two reversed polarity subchrons: Mammoth and Kaena.

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gauss(G) The c.g.s. unit of measurement of: (a)magnetic field; and(b)magnetic moment per unit volume. It has now been replaced by the SI units weber/m2 (Wb/m2) and tesla (T). 1 G = 10−4 T = 10−4 Wb/m2.

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gauss / gous/ (abbr.: G) • n. (pl. same or gauss·es) a unit of magnetic induction, equal to one ten-thousandth of a tesla.

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