Synonyms of maxwell


1. maxwell, Mx, flux unit, magnetic flux unit

usage: a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss

2. Maxwell, J. C. Maxwell, James Clerk Maxwell

usage: Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)

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