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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dyne  \Dyne\,  n.  [Formed  fr  Gr  ?  power.  See  {Dynamic}.] 
  (Physics) 
  The  unit  of  force,  in  the  C.  G.  S.  (Centimeter  Gram  Second) 
  system  of  physical  units;  that  is  the  force  which  acting  on 
  a  gram  for  a  second  generates  a  velocity  of  a  centimeter  per 
  second 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dyne 
  n  :  a  unit  of  force  equal  to  the  force  that  imparts  an 
  acceleration  of  1  cm/sec/sec  to  a  mass  of  1  gram 




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