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ˈhɛn riHen·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. henry, H(noun)

    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 Henry(noun)

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

  3. Henry, Patrick Henry(noun)

    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 Henry(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. henry(Noun)

    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. henry(Noun)

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

    Etymology: (and ) Henri, from + .

  3. Henry(ProperNoun)

    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. Henry(ProperNoun)

    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. Henry(ProperNoun)

    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. Henry(noun)

    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. Otero County:

    I’m gonna leave either tonight or tomorrow. I’ve got a .357 Henry Big Boy rifle lever action that I’ve got in the trunk of my car and I’ve got a .357 single action revolver, the Colt Ruger Vaquero that I’ll have underneath the front seat on my right side and I will embrace my Second Amendment.

  2. Mike Pence:

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

  3. John Sullivan:

    This is another attack on the President over deportation, their parents need to apply for immigration like everyone else. If they are here in the US illegally, I won't teach them. Jon Henry Lee, Jon Henry Lee, told the station that Jon Henry Lee reminded Sullivan that the school does not.

  4. Mark Allison:

    As a lifelong fruits and vegetables ambassador, and a U.K. resident, designing a banana cake worthy of Prince Henry of Wales and the future Duchess Meghan Markle represents a higher calling, both personally and professionally.

  5. James Comey:

    I was just gon na quote that, in 1170, December 29, King Henry II said,' Who will rid me of this meddlesome priest ?' and the next day he( the priest) was killed, Thomas Becket. We're thinking along the same lines.

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