adjective Electricity.

of or relating to a discontinuous, asymmetric, alternating current from the secondary winding of an induction coil.

Origin of faradic

From the French word faradique, dating back to 1875–80. See farad, -ic
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faradaic (ˌfærəˈdeɪɪk)


of or concerned with an intermittent asymmetric alternating current such as that induced in the secondary winding of an induction coil

Word Origin for faradic

C19: from French faradique, from Michael Faraday
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