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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)

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: (and ) Henri, from + .

  2. henrynoun

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

    Etymology: (and ) Henri, from + .

  3. Henrynoun

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

    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).

  4. Henrynoun

    A French and English patronymic surname.

    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).

  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.

    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

    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, yrneh

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Numerology

  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. Spun Gold:

    Kate Middleton has worked this act, [Her husband] Prince William is the star and she is the supporting star. Prince Philip has brilliantly walked two paces behind the queen. The queen mother knew you supported the king. Meghan, even though she is a famous actress, [her fiance] is Prince Henry of Wales. She will be Princess Henry of Wales. She’s the support. That’s one of the things people in this documentary have warned. Be wary of becoming the star.

  2. Justin Bamberg:

    South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster can't be afraid of what the reality is. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster can't vote for electrocution and death and be afraid to face it in front of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster very eyes, it's 2021. We should move on from these barbaric forms of punishment that are more medieval than they are modern. Today, our state has taken a step backward and I am ashamed.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard.

  4. Mike Pence:

    I'm here because we stand with Gov. Governor Henry McMaster.

  5. Caitlin Reilly:

    John Henry Matthew Reilly AKA Jack. The brightest light in the world has gone out, imagine the best person in the world. Now imagine that person being Caitlin Reilly dad.

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