Definitions for faradayˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Far•a•dayˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ(n.)

  1. Michael, 1791–1867, English physicist.

    Category: Biography

  2. a unit of electricity used in electrolysis, equal to 96,500 coulombs.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Faraday, Michael Faraday(noun)

    the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)


  1. Faraday(ProperNoun)

    , Anglicized from u00D3 Fearadaigh.

  2. Faraday(ProperNoun)

    Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist

  3. faraday(Noun)

    The quantity of electricity required to deposit or liberate 1 gram equivalent weight of a substance during electrolysis; approximately - 96,487 coulombs.

  4. Origin: From Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.


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