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
Henry, William Henry(noun)
English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
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)
Henry, Joseph Henry(noun)
United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
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
A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.
, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
Origin: (and ) Henri, from + .
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
Origin: [From Joseph Henry, an American physicist.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hen′ri, n. (electr.) the practical unit of self-induction—from Joseph Henry, American physicist (1797-1878).
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
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.
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The numerical value of Henry in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Henry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of Henry in a Sentence
Henry James chews more than he bites off.
I am proud to say Henry Kissinger is not my friend.
Now I understand why Henry VIII started his own church.
Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
Henry James was one of the nicest old ladies I ever met.
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