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Farads

Farad

(Science: physics) The standard unit of electrical capacity; the capacity of a condenser whose charge, having an electromotive force of one volt, is equal to the amount of electricity which, with the same electromotive force, passes through one ohm in one second; the capacity, which, charged with one coulomb, gives an electromotive force of one volt.

Origin: From Michael faraday, the english electrician.


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