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dyne

 (dīn)
n. Abbr. dyn
A centimeter-gram-second unit of force, equal to the force required to impart an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second to a mass of one gram.

[From Greek dunamis, power; see dynamic.]

dyne

(daɪn)
n
(Units) the cgs unit of force: the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 centimetre per second per second to a mass of 1 gram. 1 dyne is equivalent to 10-5 newton or 7.233 × 10-5 poundal
[C19: from French, from Greek dunamis power, force]

dyne

(daɪn)

n.
the standard centimeter-gram-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second on a mass of one gram. Abbr.: dyn
[1835–45; < French < Greek dýnamis force, power]

dyne

(dīn)
A unit of force equal to the amount of force required to give a mass of one gram an acceleration of one centimeter per second for each second the force is applied.

dyne

A unit of force equal to that needed to produce an acceleration of 1 centimeter per second in a mass of one gram. Replaced in the international system by the newton (N): 1 dyne = 10-5 N.
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Noun1.dyne - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram
force unit - a unit of measurement of physical force
newton, N - a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
Translations

dyne

n. unidad de fuerza necesaria para acelerar un gramo de masa un centímetro por segundo.
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