kilogauss

[ kil-uh-gous ]
/ ˈkɪl əˌgaʊs /

noun Electricity.

a unit of magnetic induction, equal to 1000 gauss. Abbreviation: kG

Nearby words

  1. kilobyte,
  2. kilocalorie,
  3. kilocurie,
  4. kilocycle,
  5. kiloelectron volt,
  6. kilogram,
  7. kilogram calorie,
  8. kilogram-force,
  9. kilogram-meter,
  10. kilohertz

Origin of kilogauss

First recorded in 1890–95; kilo- + gauss

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