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  1. Faraday, Michael Faraday(noun)

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


  1. faraday(n.)

    the quantity of electric charge that, passed though an ionic solution, will cause electrolysis of one equivalent of ions; it is equal to about 96,490 coulombs. The number of univalent metal ions (such as silver in a silver nitrate solution) which would be deposited as free metal by such a current is Avogadro's number, 6.023 x 1023.

  2. Origin: [From Michael Faraday, the English electrician.]


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faraday in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faraday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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