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## dyne

(dīn), unit of forceforce,
commonly, a "push" or "pull," more properly defined in physics as a quantity that changes the motion, size, or shape of a body. Force is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction.
in the cgs systemcgs system,
system of units of measurement based on the metric system and having the centimeter of length, the gram of mass, and the second of time as its fundamental units. Other cgs units are the dyne of force and the erg of work or energy.
of units, which is based on the metric systemmetric system,
system of weights and measures planned in France and adopted there in 1799; it has since been adopted by most of the technologically developed countries of the world.
; an acceleration of 1 centimeter per second per second is produced when a force of 1 dyne is exerted on a mass of 1 gram. In terms of the newtonnewton,
abbr. N, unit of force in the mks system of units, which is based on the metric system; it is the force that produces an acceleration of 1 meter per second per second when exerted on a mass of 1 kilogram. The newton is named for Sir Isaac Newton.
, the force unit in the mks systemmks system,
system of units of measurement based on the metric system and having the meter of length, the kilogram of mass, and the second of time as its fundamental units. Other mks units include the newton of force, the joule of work or energy, and the watt of power.
, 1 dyne equals 0.00001 newtons.

## dyne

[dīn]
(mechanics)
The unit of force in the centimeter-gram-second system of units, equal to the force which imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/s2 to a 1 gram mass.

## dyne

A unit of force in the CGS system. It is the force required to accelerate one gram by one centimeter per second squared.
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com, and I'm especially looking forward to working with them at a time of unprecedented growth for the company and category," said Dynes.
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At the inquest, being held in Windsor yesterday, Mr Duffy also alleged that, during a drinking session in the Bricklayers Arms pub in Cromwell Street, Coventry, on St Patrick's Day, 2005, Mr Dynes had revealed he was suffering from a brain tumour .
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UnitedHealth Group's generous contribution will fill a great need for us in continuing to meet our commitment to our future students and to the communities served by UC Merced and UC Riverside in the San Joaquin Valley and Inland Empire, respectively," said Dynes.
Mr Dynes was in Watford General Hospital, Herts, for heart treatment.
UK-based Dyne Technology Ltd has announced that since starting to sell its Test Pens to the converting and packaging industries, it has built a strong reputation delivering solutions to a variety of sectors including automotive, medical device manufacture, packaging, web and label by providing plasma and corona surface treatment equipment.
Capitol news conference, with Cal State Chancellor Charles Reed and UC President Robert Dynes by his side.
Part scientist and researcher and part education enthusiast, Robert Dynes is seen as the candidate with just the right temperament to take the presidency at the University of California system.

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