# Definitions and Synonyms of *gauss* | Another word for *gauss* | What is *gauss? *

*Definition 1: German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855) - [noun denoting person]*

*Synonyms for gauss in the sense of this definition*

*(**gauss* is an instance of ...) a person skilled in mathematics

*gauss*is an instance of ...) a person skilled in mathematics

*Definition 2: a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter - [noun denoting quantity]*

*(**gauss* is a kind of ...) a measure of the amount of flux per unit of cross sectional area

*gauss*is a kind of ...) a measure of the amount of flux per unit of cross sectional area

*(**gauss* is a part of ...) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one millionth of a gauss

*gauss*is a part of ...) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one millionth of a gauss

*(... is part of **gauss*) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter

*gauss*) a unit of magnetic flux density equal to one weber per square meter

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