faradic

[fuh-rad-ik]
adjective Electricity.
of or pertaining to a discontinuous, asymmetric, alternating current from the secondary winding of an induction coil.

Origin:
1875–80; < French faradique. See farad, -ic

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faradic or faradaic (fəˈrædɪk, ˌfærəˈdeɪɪk)
 
adj
of or concerned with an intermittent asymmetric alternating current such as that induced in the secondary winding of an induction coil
 
[C19: from French faradique, from Michael Faraday]
 
faradaic or faradaic
 
adj
 
[C19: from French faradique, from Michael Faraday]

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