oersted

A unit of magnetic field intensity; the magnetic field intensity that exerts a force of 1 dyne on a unit magnetic pole; equal to (1000/4π) A m−1. [Hans-Christian O., Danish physicist, 1777–1851]

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oer·sted 'ər-stəd n the cgs unit of magnetic field strength equal to the intensity of a magnetic field in a vacuum in which a unit magnetic pole experiences a mechanical force of one dyne in the direction of the field
Oer·sted 'ǣr-steth, -stəd; 'ə(r)-stəd Hans Christian (1777-1851)
Danish physicist. Oersted was a professor of physics at the University of Copenhagen, and in 1820 he reported his discovery that a compass needle-a magnet-moved to a position at right angles to the direction of an electric current. This discovery established that a relationship exists between electricity and magnetism, and it marked the foundation of the science of electromagnetism, to which Ampère and Faraday later made significant contributions. The cgs unit of magnetic field strength was named in Oersted's honor.
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oer·sted (urґsted) [Hans Christian Oersted, Danish physicist, 1777–1851] an older unit of magnetic field strength, largely replaced by the SI unit amperes per meter.

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  • oersted — OERSTÉD, oerstezi, s.m. Unitate de măsură a intensităţii câmpului magnetic. [pr.: örsted] – Din fr. oersted. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 01.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  OERSTED s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură pentru intensitatea unui câmp magnetic, egală cu… …   Dicționar Român

  • OErsted — ou Ørsted (Hans Christian) (1777 1851) physicien danois; il découvrit l existence du champ magnétique créé par un courant électrique (1820). ⇒OERSTED, subst. masc. PHYS., vieilli. Unité magnétique absolue d intensité de champ, définie par la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Oersted — Oer sted, n. [After Hans Christian Oersted, Danish physicist.] (Elec.) The C. G. S. unit of magnetic reluctance or resistance, equal to the reluctance of a centimeter cube of air (or vacuum) between parallel faces. Also, a reluctance in which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oersted — (De H. C. Oersted, 1777 1851, físico danés). m. Fís. Unidad de intensidad de campo magnético en el Sistema Cegesimal, equivalente a 79,58 amperios por metro. (Símb. Oe) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • oersted — [ʉr′sted΄] n. [after H. C. Oersted (1777 1851), Dan physicist] the basic unit of electromagnetic field strength in the CGS system, equal to a force of one dyne acting upon a unit magnetic pole in a vacuum (79.58 ampere turns per meter): abbrev.… …   English World dictionary

  • Oersted [1] — Oersted, Hans Christian, Bruder des Vorigen, einer der berühmtesten neuern Naturforscher, geb. 1777, ward 1806 Professor der Physik, 1829 Rector der polytechnischen Schule in Kopenhagen, 1840 Conferenzrath, 1850 Geh. Conferenzrath; st. 1851.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Oersted [2] — Oersted, Anders Sandöe, geb. 1778 zu Rudkjöbing, dän. Rechtsgelehrter u. Schriftsteller. 1841–48 Staatsminister, 1853–54 Ministerpräsident …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Oersted — Hans Christian …   Scientists

  • oersted — (izg. èrsted) m DEFINICIJA fiz. stara jedinica jakosti magnetskog polja (znak Oe) ETIMOLOGIJA prema danskom fizičaru H. C. Oerstedu (1777 1851) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Oersted — For other uses, see Oersted (disambiguation). Oersted (abbreviated as Oe) is the unit of magnetizing field (also known as H field, magnetic field strength or intensity) in the CGS system of units. Contents 1 Difference between cgs and SI systems… …   Wikipedia

  • Oersted — (De Ch. Oersted, físico danés.) ► sustantivo masculino FÍSICA Unidad de intensidad del campo magnético en la nomenclatura internacional. * * * oersted. (De H. C. Oersted, 1777 1851, físico danés). m. Fís …   Enciclopedia Universal

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