dyne

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dyne \Dyne\, noun [Formed fr. Gr. ? power. See {Dynamic}.] (Physics) The unit of force, in the C. G. S. (Centimeter Gram Second) system of physical units; that is, the force which, acting on a gram for a second, generates a velocity of a centimeter per second.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dyne

noun

1: a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram


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