Science / Chemistry / Cgs: An older metric system of units that uses centimeters, grams, and seconds as base units.
Science / Chemistry / Dyne: The unit of force in the obsolete cgs system of units. A dyne is the force required to accelerate a 1 g mass by 1 cm/s per second. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Poise: A cgs unit of resistance to fluid flow (viscosity). If a force of 1 dyne is needed to force two fluid layers with 1 cm2 area that are 1 cm apart past each other at a speed of 1 cm/s, the liquid has a MORE