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

 

Farad

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfæræd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæræd//
 
(abbreviation F) (physics)
 
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a unit for measuring capacitance Word Origin mid 19th cent.: shortening of faraday. The term was originally proposed as a unit of electrical charge.
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