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
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ERGs are an important part of Prophet’s overall strategy.
Thus the total output of the sun in its life will be about 1051 erg.
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Definition of erg-
: work ergometer
Origin and Etymology of erg-
Greek, from ergon
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
Medical Definition of ERG
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