Meaning of HENRY in English


/hen"ree/ , n. , pl. henries, henrys . Elect.

the SI unit of inductance, formally defined to be the inductance of a closed circuit in which an electromotive force of one volt is produced when the electric current in the circuit varies uniformly at a rate of one ampere per second. Abbr.: H

[ 1890-95; named after J. HENRY ]

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