Erg : Definition

Erg

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Definitions of Erg

Pronunciation : Erg
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Gr. (Physics)
Definition : Defn: The unit of work or energy in the C. G. S. system, being the amount of work done by a dyne working through a distance of one centimeter; the amount of energy expended in moving a body one centimeter against a force of one dyne. One foot pound is equal to 13,560,000 ergs.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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