erg erg

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter

Usage(s):

  1. Nazis at Nrnberg The greatest show and heartiest picnic on earth is now Germany's annual get-together of roughly a million Nazis at what is called the.
  2. He was minus one lung, but his energy had not diminished one erg.
  3. By exact measure, she gets to use one-half an erg of all this talent in The Prisoner of Second Avenue.

News

  • WSJ: GDF Suez Plans To Sell Stakes In European Wind, Solar Energy Businesses

    French utility GDF Suez SA (GDFZY.PK, GDSZF.PK) plans to raise at least 600 million euros, or $784 million, by selling stakes in some of its European wind and solar energy businesses, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: RTT News

Quotes

  • Asked about Waddell's progress, Drysdale said: "He seems to be going well: I suppose tomorrow is going to be the first indication of where he is. What people do in the erg doesn't mean too much: it is what they do in the water that counts. We will...
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Mahe Drysdale Source: Stuff.co.nz

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