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Stokes

[stohks] /stoʊks/
noun
1.
Carl B(urton) 1927–1996, U.S. politician: the first black mayor of a major U.S. city (Cleveland, Ohio, 1967–71).
2.
Sir Frederick Wilfrid Scott, 1860–1927, British inventor and engineer.
3.
Sir George Gabriel, 1819–1903, British physicist and mathematician, born in Ireland.
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stokes

/stəʊks/
noun
1.
the cgs unit of kinematic viscosity, equal to the viscosity of a fluid in poise divided by its density in grams per cubic centimetre. 1 stokes is equivalent to 10–4 square metre per second St
Word Origin
C20: named after Sir George Stokes (1819–1903), British physicist
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Stokes (stōks), William. 1804-1878.

British physicain. Known especially for his studies of diseases of the chest and heart, he expanded on the observations of John Cheyne in describing the breathing irregularity now known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration.

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stokes
  (stōks)   
Plural stokes
The unit of kinematic viscosity in the centimeter-gram-second system, measured in square centimeters per second. See more at viscosity.
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