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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. 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.

  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. 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. Bill Hader:

    Henry Winkler is just very incredibly open and he's just one of the sweetest guys in the world, and he's like the father figure on set.

  5. P. G. Wodehouse:

    Henry glanced hastily at the mirror. Yes, he did look rather old. He must have overdone some of the lines on his forehead. He looked something between a youngish centenarian and a nonagenarian who had seen a good deal of trouble.

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