## DYNE

### Dyne

In physics, the**dyne**is a unit of force specified in the

*centimetre-gram-second*system of units, a predecessor of the modern SI. One dyne is equal to 10 µN, or to 10 nsn in the old metre-tonne-second system of units. Equivalently, the dyne is defined as "the force required to accelerate a mass of one gram at a rate of one centimetre per second squared":

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### dyne

#### Noun

- A unit of force in the CGS system that is equal to the force which generates a velocity of one centimeter per second acting on one gram for one second. Symbol: dyn.

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