picofarad

[ pee-koh-far-uhd, -ad, pahy- ]
/ ˈpi koʊˌfær əd, -æd, ˈpaɪ- /

noun Electricity.

one trillionth of a farad. Abbreviation: pF

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Also called micromicrofarad.

Origin of picofarad

First recorded in 1925–30; pico- + farad
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British Dictionary definitions for picofarad

picofarad
/ (ˈpiːkəʊˌfærəd, -æd) /

noun

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