Definition of maxwell in English:

maxwell

(also Mx)

noun

Physics
  • A unit of magnetic flux in the c.g.s. system, equal to that induced through one square centimetre by a perpendicular magnetic field of one gauss.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

maxwell

/ˈmakswɛl/