1. <person> Carl Friedrich Gauss.
2. <statistics> Gaussian distribution.
See normal distribution.
3. <unit> The unit of magnetic field strength. 1 gauss = 1 Maxwell / cm^2.
A good loudspeaker coil magnet flux density is of the order of 10000 gauss.
4. <language> A powerful matrix programming language by Aptech Systems. Gauss is very popular with econometricians.