dyne

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dyne

noun \ˈdīn\

Definition of DYNE

:  the unit of force in the centimeter-gram-second system equal to the force that would give a free mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second

Origin of DYNE

French, from Greek dynamis
First Known Use: circa 1873

dyne

noun \ˈdīn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DYNE

: the unit of force in the cgs system equal to the force that would give a free mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second

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