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[ab-hen-ree] /æbˈhɛn ri/
noun, plural abhenries. Electricity
the centimeter-gram-second unit of inductance, equivalent to 10 −9 henry.
Origin of abhenry
ab- (see abampere) + henry Unabridged
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noun (pl) -ries
the cgs unit of inductance in the electromagnetic system; the inductance that results when a rate of change of current of 1 abampere per second generates an induced emf of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10–9 henry
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