Meaning of DEGAUSS in English

DEGAUSS

v.

Pronunciation: ( ˌ )d ē - ' gau ̇ s

Function: transitive verb

Etymology: de- + gauss, after Karl F. Gauss

Date: circa 1940

: to remove or neutralize the magnetic field of < degauss a ship> < degauss a magnetic tape>

– de · gauss · er noun

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