Meaning of HENRY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈhen-rē ]


( plural henrys or henries )

Etymology: Joseph Henry

Date: circa 1890

: the practical meter-kilogram-second unit of inductance equal to the self-inductance of a circuit or the mutual inductance of two circuits in which the variation of one ampere per second results in an induced electromotive force of one volt

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