And it has great energy, and will expend every erg of that energy of existence to continue existence.
The unit of work is that which is required to overcome a resistance of a dyne over a centimetre, and is called an erg.
Our horses were brought to the door, and we rode, accompanied by our guard and an interpreter, to the erg Palace.
Accordingly, I gathered myself together, mounted my horse, and rode slowly to the erg Palace.
These buildings skirt the gardens outside the erg Palace on the south and east.
Presently we arrived at the erg Palace, and, leaving our horses at the gate, were at once admitted by the sentry.
He could make more time now when less of his attention was drawn to the ups and downs of erg travel.
A beam behind which was every erg of energy that the gigantic mechanisms of the planetoid could yield.
Ef I ax fer er million er money, hit 'u'd be 'cause I'd natch'ly want ter quit work, an' dat's erg'in' his law.
They are as the sands of the erg, and they have the weapons of the djinn, as each man knows.
unit of energy in the C.G.S. system, coined 1873 by the British Association for the Advancement of Science from Greek ergon "work" (see urge (v.)).
"region of drifting sand dunes," 1875, from French erg (1854), from North African Arabic 'irj, from a Berber word.
The centimeter-gram-second unit of energy or work equal to the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter.
The unit of energy or work in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to the force of one dyne over a distance of one centimeter. This unit has been mostly replaced by the joule.