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farad

 (F) [far´ad]
the SI unit of electric capacitance; the capacitance of a condenser that charged with 1 coulomb gives a difference of potential of 1 volt.

far·ad (F),

(fa'rad),
A practical unit of electrical capacity; the capacity of a condenser having a charge of 1 coulomb under an electromotive force of 1 V.
[Michael Faraday]

farad

/far·ad/ (F) (far´ad) the SI unit of electric capacitance; the capacitance of a condenser that charged with one coulomb gives a difference of potential of 1 volt.

farad (F)

[fer′əd]
Etymology: Michael Faraday, English scientist, 1791-1871
a unit of capacitance that increases the potential difference between the plates of a capacitor by 1 volt with a charge of 1 coulomb.

far·ad

(F) (far'ăd)
A practical unit of electrical capacity; the capacity of a condenser having a charge of 1 coulomb under an electromotive force of 1 volt.
[Michael Faraday]

Faraday,

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

farad

the unit of electric capacity; capacity to hold 1 coulomb with a potential of 1 volt. Symbol F.
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