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picofarad

[pee-koh-far-uh d, -ad, pahy-]
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noun Electricity.
  1. one trillionth of a farad. Abbreviation: pF
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Origin of picofarad

First recorded in 1925–30; pico- + farad
Also called micromicrofarad.
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picofarad

noun
  1. a million millionth of a farad; 10 –12 faradSymbol: pF
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