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Meaning of jansky

jan•sky

Pronunciation: ( jan'skē), [key]
— pl. -skies.
  1. a unit of flux density for electromagnetic radiation, used chiefly in radio astronomy. Abbr.: Jy

Jan•sky

Pronunciation: ( jan'skē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy.
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