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ˈhɛn riHen·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. henry, Hnoun

    a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

  2. Henry, William Henrynoun

    English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)

  3. Henry, Patrick Henrynoun

    a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

  4. Henry, Joseph Henrynoun

    United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)


  1. henrynoun

    In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: H

  2. henrynoun

    A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.

  3. Henrynoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.

  4. Henrynoun

    A French and English patronymic surname.

  5. Henrynoun

    A locale in the United States. A city in Illinois; named for Illinois militia officer James D. Henry. A town in South Dakota; named for early settler J. D. Henry. A village in Nebraska; named for Henry Nichols, late son of the original owner of the town site. An unincorporated community in Indiana.

  6. Etymology: Borrowed from Old French (and Anglo-Norman) Henri, from Frankish *Haimrik, from Proto-Germanic *Haimarīks. Cognate with German Heinrich and Dutch Henrik, Old Norse Heimríkr (Danish Henrik).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Henrynoun

    the unit of electric induction; the induction in a circuit when the electro-motive force induced in this circuit is one volt, while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampere a second

  2. Etymology: [From Joseph Henry, an American physicist.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Henry

    hen′ri, n. (electr.) the practical unit of self-induction—from Joseph Henry, American physicist (1797-1878).

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Henry

    The practical unit of electro-magnetic or magnetic inductance. It is equal to 1E9 C. G. S., or absolute units of inductance. As the dimensions of inductance are a length the henry is equal to 1E9 centimeters, or approximately to one quadrant of the earth measured on the meridian. Synonyms--Secohm--Quadrant--Quad.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Henry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1352

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Henry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3724

Anagrams for Henry »

  1. rhyne

  2. yrneh

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Henry in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Henry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Henry in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. Count me in as somebody who will not be listening to Henry Kissinger.

  2. Rhonda Shear:

    I showed up on Friday, which is tape day, i showed up to my dressing room and my name was n’t on the door. It was someone else’s name. I was walking around and everyone was kind of avoiding me. And finally, someone said, ‘ Well, when you were n’t here for dress rehearsal, Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler flipped out and Rhonda Shear kisses Henry Winkler took the girl that was standing in for you, made her a Screen Actors Guild member immediately and hired her. ’ I was shocked … [ That person ] said, ‘ He’s the star. He has the power.' I was mortified. I was crying.

  3. The Prime Minister office:

    We demand the resignation of Ariel Henry as soon as possible... The solution for the crisis is the resignation of Ariel Henry...

  4. Curt Simmons:

    Throwing a fastball to Henry Aaron is like trying to sneak the sun past a rooster.

  5. Derek Carr:

    Doing things the right way, it sounds easy, but it’s not easy to do, and so I’m trying my best. And again, maybe sometime in the offseason I’ll have time to think about all this. I will tell you I walked by, and I saw Henry’s locker today and for whatever reason that got me. Like he’s not going to be there. Not because he’s fast, not because of what he can do for me, but because of the person that he is and because I love him, i mean he literally texted me at midnight of a golf swing, me and Hunter (Renfrow), ‘How’s my swing look? You guys need to help me.’ Just seeing that and then getting the news when we woke up. How am I supposed to handle that? How am I supposed to react? And I’m trying my best and doing my best, but I do know that God is good and I’m going to believe that he can change situations and do things we just can’t comprehend sometimes, and I’m going to continue to believe that and my kids will believe that and we’ll keep preaching that even when people don’t like it.

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