Definition of maxwell in English:

maxwell

noun

(also Mx)
Physics
  • A unit of magnetic flux in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to that induced through one square centimeter by a perpendicular magnetic field of one gauss.

Pronunciation

maxwell

/ˈmakswel/ /ˈmækswɛl/

Origin

Early 20th century named after J. C. Maxwell (see Maxwell, James Clerk).