faradize

[ far-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈfær əˌdaɪz /

verb (used with object), far·a·dized, far·a·diz·ing. Medicine/Medical.

to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced alternating electric current (distinguished from galvanize).

Nearby words

  1. faraday effect,
  2. faraday shield,
  3. faraday, michael,
  4. faradic,
  5. faradism,
  6. farandole,
  7. farang,
  8. faraway,
  9. farber's disease,
  10. farc

Origin of faradize

From the French word faradiser, dating back to 1860–65. See farad, -ize

Related formsfar·a·di·za·tion, nounfar·a·diz·er, nounfar·a·dism, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for faradize

faradize

faradise

/ (ˈfærəˌdaɪz) /

verb

(tr) obsolete to treat (an organ or part) with faradic currents
Derived Formsfaradization or faradisation, nounfaradizer or faradiser, noun

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