Definition of maxwell in English:

maxwell

Syllabification: max·well
Pronunciation: /ˈmaksˌwel, -wəl
 
/
(abbreviation: Mx)

noun

Physics
A unit of magnetic flux in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to that induced through one square centimeter by a perpendicular magnetic field of one gauss.

Origin

early 20th century: named after J. C. Maxwell (see Maxwell, James Clerk).

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