sthene

noun
\ ˈsthēn \
plural -s

Definition of sthene

: an mks absolute unit of force equal to 1000 newtons or 108 dynes

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History and Etymology for sthene

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sthenos strength

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“Sthene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sthene. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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