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Definitions for faradayˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Faraday, Michael Faraday(noun)

    the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)


  1. faraday(n.)

    the quantity of electric charge that, passed though an ionic solution, will cause electrolysis of one equivalent of ions; it is equal to about 96,490 coulombs. The number of univalent metal ions (such as silver in a silver nitrate solution) which would be deposited as free metal by such a current is Avogadro's number, 6.023 x 1023.

  2. Origin: [From Michael Faraday, the English electrician.]


  1. Faraday(ProperNoun)

    , Anglicized from u00D3 Fearadaigh.

  2. Faraday(ProperNoun)

    Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist

  3. faraday(Noun)

    The quantity of electricity required to deposit or liberate 1 gram equivalent weight of a substance during electrolysis; approximately - 96,487 coulombs.

  4. Origin: From Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of faraday in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of faraday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Seán O'Casey:

    Disease an never be conquered, can never be quelled by emotion's willful screaming or faith's symbolic prayer. It can only be conquered by the energy of humanity and the cunning in the mind of man. In the patience of a Curie, in the enlightenment of a Faraday, a Rutherford, a Pasteur, a Nightingale, and all other apostles of light and cleanliness, rather than of a woebegone godliness, we shall find final deliverance from plague, pestilence, and famine.

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