Pronunciation: (maks'wel, -wul), [key]
the centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetic flux, equal to the magnetic flux through one square centimeter normal to a magnetic field of one gauss. Abbr.: Mx
Pronunciation: (maks'wel or, for 2, 3, -wul), [key]
1. Elsa, 1883–1963, U.S. professional hostess and author.
2. James Clerk Pronunciation: (klärk), [key] 1831–79, Scottish physicist.
3. a male given name.
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