Sir William Schwenck 1836–1911 Eng. librettist & poet
Definition of GILBERT
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Medical Definition of GILBERT
: the cgs unit of magnetomotive force equivalent to 5/(2π) or about 0.794 ampere-turn
Biographical Note for GILBERT
Gilbert,William(1544–1603), British physician and physicist. Gilbert was the foremost scientist in Elizabethan England and was physician to the Queen. He was a notable early supporter of the Copernican view of the universe. In 1600 he published a major work on magnetism. Gilbert is regarded as the father of electrical studies.