1. [ noun ] (physics) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter
Related terms: flux_density_unit tesla microgauss
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 31976
3. [ noun ] (physics,mathematics,astronomy) German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
Synonyms: karl_friedrich_gauss karl_gauss Carl_Friedrich_Gauss
Related terms: mathematician astronomer
Similar spelling:   Gaus