electrostatic unit

electrostatic unit
noun
any of various units of electricity based on forces of interaction between electric charges
Hypernyms: ↑unit of measurement, ↑unit

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noun
: any of a system of electrical units based primarily upon forces of interaction between electric charges with the fundamental cgs unit being the statcoulomb — abbr. esu

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Elect.
a unit, as a statampere, in the system of electric units derived from the force of repulsion between two static charges. Abbr.: esu, ESU
[1855-60]

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electrostatic unit,
Electricity. a unit based primarily upon the force exerted between two electric charges. The fundamental c.g.s. unit in this system is that unit charge which would repel with a force of one dyne a like and equal charge placed at a distance of one centimeter. Abbr: e.s.u. or esu (no periods).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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