Faraday, Michael

(redirected from Michael Faraday)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


Michael, English physicist and chemist, 1791-1867.
farad - a practical unit of electrical capacity.
faraday - 96,485.309 coulombs per mole, the amount of electricity required to reduce one equivalent of silver ion.
Faraday cage - cage designed to enclose and protect an electric instrument from outside electric interference.
Faraday constant
Faraday laws - the amount of an electrolyte decomposed by an electric current is proportional to the amount of the current.
faradic bath - water bath in which there is faradic current.
faradic current - current that stimulates muscle through its nerve.
faradism - Synonym(s): faradization
faradization - use of the faradic current. Synonym(s): faradism
References in periodicals archive ?
Pearce Williams's edition of The Selected Correspondence of Michael Faraday (1971), which published 814 letters.
Information: Environmental Mutagen Society, 1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20190 USA, 703-438-8220, fax: 703-438-3113, e-mail: EMSHQ@ems-us.
Michael Faraday, born the son of a poor, sickly blacksmith, stood only a little over five feet but, writes James Hamilton in this engrossing book, his mother knew instinctively that her son had a special quality, 'some rare intelligence and intuition in him that she could not describe'.
IF you've been storing your savings under your mattress check none of them feature Michael Faraday.
Driving home, history professor Michael Faraday (Bridges) comes across the horrific sight and speeds the boy to the hospital emergency room.
JEFF Bridges plays Michael Faraday, a professor struggling to come to terms with the death of his FBI wife.
In 2001, he won the Royal Society's prestigious Michael Faraday Award, given annually to a scientist who has done the most to further public communication of science, engineering, or technology in the United Kingdom.
1831: Michael Faraday demonstrated the production of electricity from magnetism with the first transformer.
Michael Faraday discovered that moving a magnet back and forth inside a wire coil could generate electricity, enabling him to build the first electric motor as well as a generator and transformer.
The 22-year-old is a descendent of chemist and physicist Michael Faraday - the 19th century inventor and electrical pioneer whose main discoveries included that of the magnetic field and electromagnetic induction.
Its design celebrates the work of Michael Faraday, a British scientist, chemist, physicist and philosopher (1791-1867).
Leading scientist Michael Faraday (1791-1867) established the concept of the electromagnetic field in physics, and invented an early form of the Bunsen burner.