Giorgi system


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Giorgi system

(ˈdʒɔːdʒɪ)
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(Units) a system of units based on the metre, kilogram, second, and ampere, in which the magnetic constant has the value 4π × 10–7 henries per metre. It was used as a basis for SI units. Also called: MKSA system
[C20: named after Giovanni Giorgi (1871–1950), Italian physicist]
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