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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. Kensington Palace:

    The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales, his titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. Prince Harry thus becomes His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex, and Ms. Meghan Markle on marriage will become Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex.

  2. George Roberts:

    Jerry was a man of integrity and moral courage, jerry cared about people and gave freely of his time and wealth. Henry and I are proud that our firm's name is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.

  3. Harrison Ford:

    I've always admired JJ's work, we worked together 25 or 28 years ago on a movie called ‘Regarding Henry’ that he wrote, one of the first things he had written.

  4. Bret Hart:

    I mean Owen, it would never matter to him if he was in the Hall Of Fame but I think that you know it would mean a lot to different family members in my family. I know Mark Henry as an example gave a strong speech or talk this year about getting Owen into the Hall Of Fame and I totally agree.

  5. Donald Trump:

    It is my honor to give my endorsement to Henry McMaster, henry McMaster's going to be, for many years, a great governor. Henry McMaster's doing some special job, and Henry McMaster does it with Henry McMaster heart.

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