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oersted British & World English

A unit of magnetic field strength equivalent to 79.58 amperes per metre

Oersted New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Hans Christian (1777–1851), Danish physicist

oersted New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

unit of magnetic field strength

Oersted, Hans Christian British & World English

(1777–1851), Danish physicist, discoverer of the magnetic effect of an electric current. He also worked on the compressibility of gases and liquids, and on diamagnetism

Oersted in oersted British & World English

A unit of magnetic field strength equivalent to 79.58 amperes per metre