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Faraday, Michael Faraday(noun)
the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
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.
Origin: [From Michael Faraday, the English electrician.]
, Anglicized from u00D3 Fearadaigh.
Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist
The quantity of electricity required to deposit or liberate 1 gram equivalent weight of a substance during electrolysis; approximately - 96,487 coulombs.
Origin: From Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.
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