abfarad

[ ab-far-ad, -uh d ]
/ æbˈfær æd, -əd /

noun Electricity.

the centimeter-gram-second unit of capacitance, equivalent to 109 farads.

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Origin of abfarad

ab- (see abampere) + farad

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British Dictionary definitions for abfarad

abfarad

/ (æbˈfæræd, -əd) /

noun

the cgs unit of capacitance in the electromagnetic system; the capacitance of a capacitor having a charge of 1 abcoulomb and a potential difference of 1 abvolt between its conductors: equivalent to 10 9 farads
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