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kilogauss

[kil-uh-gous] /ˈkɪl əˌgaʊs/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of magnetic induction, equal to 1000 gauss.
Abbreviation: kG.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; kilo- + gauss
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  • Ions are extracted radially, from a deuterium arc, across a magnetic field of several kilogauss.

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