abfarad

abfarad

[ab-far-ad, -uhd]
noun Electricity.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of capacitance, equivalent to 10 9 farads.

Origin:
ab- (see abampere) + farad

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abfarad (æbˈfæræd, -əd)
 
n
the cgs unit of capacitance in the electromagnetic system; the capacitance of a capacitor having a charge of 1 abcoulomb and a potential difference of 1 abvolt between its conductors: equivalent to 109 farads

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