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Definition of henry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

henry

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈhenri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhenri//
 
(pl. henries, henrys) (abbreviation H)
 
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a unit for measuring the inductance in an electric circuit Word Origin late 19th cent.: named after Joseph Henry (1797–1878), the American physicist who discovered the phenomenon.
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