gauss gauss  /ˈɡaʊs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter
  2. (n) German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • For one thing, it will surely prove to be extremely violent: its field of 100,000 gauss will exert a force of six tons per sq.

News

  1. Gauss Graduates from Woodberry Forest School

    John Christopher Gauss graduated during the 124th commencement exercises at Woodberry Forest School on May 25, 2013. Mr. Gauss will attend Hampden-Sydney College. He is the son of Mrs. Kathryn G. Gauss and the late John C. Gauss of Roanoke, Virginia. Founded in 1889, Woodberry Forest School is a highly selective boarding school in Madison [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

  2. Results from the first R.W. Mercer Jackson Junior Golf Tour event at Hankerd Hills Golf Course

    The next event is Monday, June 24, at Gauss' Green Valley.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Jackson Citizen Patriot

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