gilbert

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gil·bert

noun \ˈgil-bərt\

Definition of GILBERT

:  the centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetomotive force equivalent to 10÷4π ampere-turn

Origin of GILBERT

William Gilbert
First Known Use: 1893

Rhymes with GILBERT

Gil·bert

biographical name \ˈgil-bərt\

Definition of GILBERT

Cass 1859–1934 Am. architect

Gilbert

biographical name

Definition of GILBERT

Sir Humphrey ca 1539–1583 Eng. navigator

Gilbert

biographical name

Definition of GILBERT

William 1540–1603 Eng. physician & physicist

Gilbert

biographical name

Definition of GILBERT

Sir William Schwenck 1836–1911 Eng. librettist & poet
Gil·bert·ian \ˌgil-ˈbər-tē-ən\ adjective

Gil·bert

geographical name \ˈgil-bərt\

Definition of GILBERT

town SW cen Arizona SE of Mesa pop 208,453

gil·bert

noun \ˈgil-bərt\   (Medical Dictionary)

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.

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