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

First Known Use of dyne

circa 1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dyne

French, from Greek dynamis

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dyne

noun
\ˈdīn \

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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