maxwell

noun
max·well | \ ˈmaks-ˌwel , -wəl \

Definition of maxwell 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: the centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux per square centimeter of normal cross section in a region where the magnetic induction is one gauss : 10−8 weber

Maxwell

biographical name
Max·well | \ ˈmaks-ˌwel , -wəl \

Definition of Maxwell (Entry 2 of 2)

James Clerk \ˈklärk \ 1831–1879 Scottish physicist

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Maxwellian \maks-ˈwe-lē-ən \ adjective

First Known Use of maxwell

Noun

1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for maxwell

Noun

James Clerk Maxwell

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maxwell

noun
max·well | \ ˈmak-swel \

Medical Definition of maxwell 

: the cgs electromagnetic unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux per square centimeter of normal cross section in a region where the magnetic induction is one gauss : 10−8 weber

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