[kahrl free-drikh] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), 1777–1855, German mathematician and astronomer.
noun (pl) gauss
the cgs unit of magnetic flux density; the flux density that will induce an emf of 1 abvolt (10–8 volt) per centimetre in a wire moving across the field at a velocity of 1 centimetre per second. 1 gauss is equivalent to 10–4 tesla
Karl Friedrich (karl ˈfriːdrɪç). 1777–1855, German mathematician: developed the theory of numbers and applied mathematics to astronomy, electricity and magnetism, and geodesy
C.G.S. unit of intensity of a magnetic field, 1882, named for German mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855). Related: Gaussage.
n. pl. gauss or gauss·es
The centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetic induction.
The unit of magnetic flux density in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one maxwell per square centimeter, or 10-4 tesla.
- Karl jansky
[jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/ noun 1. Karl Guthe, 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy. /ˈdʒænskɪ/ noun (pl) -skys 1. a unit of flux density equal to 10–26 W m–2 Hz–1, used predominantly in radio and infrared astronomy Jy /ˈdʒænskɪ/ noun 1. Karl Guthe 1905–50, US electrical engineer. He discovered a source of radio waves outside […]
- Karl marx
[mahrks; German mahrks] /mɑrks; German mɑrks/ noun 1. Karl (Heinrich) [kahrl hahyn-rik;; German kahrl hahyn-rikh] /kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪk;; German kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪx/ (Show IPA), 1818–83, German economist, philosopher, and socialist. /mɑːks/ noun 1. Karl (karl). 1818–83, German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849. With Engels, he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848). He developed […]
[kahrl-mahrks-shtaht] /ˈkɑrlˈmɑrksˌʃtɑt/ noun 1. former name (1953–90) of . /German karlˈmarksʃtat/ noun 1. the former name (1953–90) of Chemnitz
[kahr-luh-vee vahr-ee; Czech kahr-law-vi vah-ri] /ˈkɑr lə vi ˈvɑr i; Czech ˈkɑr lɔ vɪ ˈvɑ rɪ/ noun 1. a city in W Czech Republic: mineral springs; Carlsbad Decrees (1819). /Czech ˈkarlɔvi ˈvari/ noun 1. a city in the W Czech Republic, at the confluence of the Tepla and Ohře Rivers: warm mineral springs. Pop: 50 […]