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3 definitions found
 for Dyne
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dyne \Dyne\, n. [Formed fr. Gr. ? power. See Dynamic.]
     (Physics)
     The unit of force, in the C. G. S. (Centimeter Gram Second)
     system of physical units; that is, the force which, acting on
     a gram for a second, generates a velocity of a centimeter per
     second.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dyne
      n 1: a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an
           acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "dyne":
     atomerg, calorie, carat, centigram, decagram, decigram, dinamode,
     dram, dram avoirdupois, energid, erg, foot-pound, force, grain,
     gram, horsepower-hour, horsepower-year, hundredweight, joule, kilo,
     kilogram, kilogram-meter, kilowatt-hour, mass, megaton, milligram,
     mole, ounce, ounce avoirdupois, ounce troy, pennyweight, photon,
     pound, pound avoirdupois, pound troy, poundal, quantum, scruple,
     slug, stone, ton, units of weight, weight
  
  

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