1. [ noun ] (physics) Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
Synonyms: james_clerk_maxwell j._c._maxwell
Related terms: physicist
2. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 695
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 404
4. [ noun ] (physics) a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1 square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
Synonyms: Mx
Related terms: flux_unit weber
Similar spelling:   Maskell