noun: a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram

The dyne (symbol dyn, from Greek δύναμις, dynamis, meaning power, force) is a unit of force specified in the centimetre–gram–second system of units (CGS), a predecessor of the modern SI. One dyne is equal to 10 micronewtons, 10−5 N or to 10 nsn (nanosthenes) 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. Wikipedia, Dyne

"Electric energy is transmitted through homogeneous bodies with a completeness in direct proportion as the atoms are more or less perfect harmonics of the electric pitch, but not at all through substances whose atoms are discordant to the electric pitch; also through molecular substances, when their resultant notes are harmonics of the electric pitch, - the transmissions being inversely as the temperature, directly as the density diminished in proportion to the amount of crystallization, and inversely as the cube of the dyne, also directly as the reciprocal of the local magnetic intensity." [Law of Electric Conductivity]

See Also

Figure 19.09 - The Vibrodyne and Sympathetic Transmitter
Figure 19.10 - Keely and the Vibrodyne 1
Figure 19.11 - Keely and the Vibrodyne 2

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