[ stat-hen-ree ]
/ ˈstætˌhɛn ri /
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noun, plural stat·hen·ries, stat·hen·rys.Electricity.
the electrostatic unit of inductance, equivalent to 8.9876 × 1011 henries and equal to the inductance of a circuit in which an electromotive force of one statvolt is produced by a current in the circuit which varies at the rate of one statampere per second.
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