A unit of kinematic viscosity, that of a fluid with a viscosity of 1 poise and a density of 1 g/ml; equal to 10−4 m2/s. [Sir George Gabriel Stokes]

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stoke 'stōk n the cgs unit of kinematic viscosity being that of a fluid which has a viscosity of one poise and a density of one gram per cubic centimeter
Stokes 'stōks Sir George Gabriel (1819-1903)
British mathematician and physicist. Stokes enjoyed a long and illustrious association with Cambridge University. He is noted for his studies of the behavior of viscous fluids and for a theorem which is fundamental to vector analysis. The stoke unit honors his name.

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(St) (stōk) a unit of kinematic viscosity, being that of fluid with a viscosity of 1 poise and a density of 1 gram per cubic centimeter; it is equal to 10−4 meter squared per second.

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