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abhenry

[ab-hen-ree]
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noun, plural ab·hen·ries. Electricity.
  1. the centimeter-gram-second unit of inductance, equivalent to 10−9 henry.
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Origin of abhenry

ab- (see abampere) + henry
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abhenry

noun plural -ries
  1. the cgs unit of inductance in the electromagnetic system; the inductance that results when a rate of change of current of 1 abampere per second generates an induced emf of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10 –9 henry
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