**Full name:** dyne

**Plural form:** dynes

**Symbol:** dyn

**Category type:** force

**Scale factor:** 1.0E-5

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.

1 newton is equal to 100000 dyne.

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In physics, the dyne is a unit of force specified in the centimetre-gram-second (cgs) system of units, symbol "dyn". One dyne is equal to exactly 10-5 newtons. Further, the dyne can be defined as "the force required to accelerate a mass of one gram at a rate of one centimetre per second squared."

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