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Gilbert

1. Grove Karl. 1843--1918, US geologist who pioneered the study of river development and valley erosion
2. Sir Humphrey. ?1539--83, English navigator: founded the colony at St John's, Newfoundland (1583)
3. William. 1540--1603, English physician and physicist, noted for his study of terrestrial magnetism in De Magnete (1600)
4. Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck). 1836--1911, English dramatist, humorist, and librettist. He collaborated (1871--96) with Arthur Sullivan on the famous series of comic operettas, including The Pirates of Penzance (1879), Iolanthe (1882), and The Mikado (1885)

Gilbert

 

the unit of magnetomotive force or the difference in magnetic potentials in the Gaussian or in the cgs electromagnetic absolute systems of units. Named in honor of the British physicist W. Gilbert, it is abbreviated Gb; 1 gilbert = 0.795775 ampere (the unit of magnetomotive force in the International System of Units).

gilbert

[′gil·bərt]
(electromagnetism)
The unit of magnetomotive force in the electromagnetic system, equal to the magnetomotive force of a closed loop of one turn in which there is a current of 1/(4π) abamp.
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