erg

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erg

noun \ˈərg\

Definition of ERG

:  a centimeter-gram-second unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one dyne acting through a distance of one centimeter and equivalent to 10−7 joule

Origin of ERG

Greek ergon work — more at work
First Known Use: 1873

Rhymes with ERG

erg

noun \ˈərg\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERG

: a cgs unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one dyne acting through a distance of one centimeter and equivalent to 10−7 joule

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