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Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
James Paget, 20th-century U.S. physiologist. See: Henry-Gauer response.

Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
Joseph, U.S. physicist, 1797-1878. See: Dalton-Henry law.

Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
William, British chemist, 1774-1836. See: Henry law.

hen·ry (H),

(hen'rē),
The unit of electrical inductance, when 1 V is induced by a change in current of 1 ampere/sec.
[Joseph Henry]

henry

/hen·ry/ (H) (hen´re) the SI unit of electric inductance, equivalent to one weber per ampere.

henry (H)

Etymology: Joseph Henry, American physicist, 1797-1878
an International System unit of electrical inductance equal to 1 volt-second per ampere.

hen·ry

(H) (hen'rē)
The unit of electrical inductance, when 1 volt is induced by a change in current of 1 ampere/second.
[Joseph Henry]
References in classic literature ?
Henry Dashwood had one son: by his present lady, three daughters.
This is Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian, an old Oxford friend of mine.
Both Sir Henry and I were concerned at their situation, and it was suggested that Perkins the groom should go over to sleep there, but Stapleton would not hear of it.
Upon this conviction, she would not be surprised if even in Henry and Eleanor Tilney, some slight imperfection might hereafter appear; and upon this conviction she need not fear to acknowledge some actual specks in the character of their father, who, though cleared from the grossly injurious suspicions which she must ever blush to have entertained, she did believe, upon serious consideration, to be not perfectly amiable.
Well, it is eighteen months or so ago since first I met Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good.
In some ways, Henry, I'm a humbug--I mean, I'm not what you all take me for.
Uncle Henry grew poorer every year, and the crops raised on the farm only bought food for the family.
But on this June day in the year of our Lord 1243, Henry so forgot himself as to very unjustly accuse De Montfort of treason in the presence of a number of the King's gentlemen.
Seems to me, Henry, they're stayin' remarkable close to camp," Bill commented.
As she looked at the letter, and then looked at Henry, the smile that charmed everybody showed itself in her face.
The scene in the picture at once shifted to Australia, where, in a pleasant room in Sydney, Uncle Henry was seated in an easy chair, solemnly smoking his briar pipe.
I had to go over and tell Henry Pollack he was dying.