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date: 22 February 2020

c.g.s. system (Metric-c.g.s., also CGS system) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units
Author(s):

Donald Fenna

Metric A version of the general system that has its derived constants relating coherently to the centimetre, the gram, and the second, in contrast with the metre, the kilogram, and the second of the ... ...

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