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microfarad

[mahy-kruh-far-uh d, -ad] /ˈmaɪ krəˌfær əd, -æd/
noun, Electricity
1.
a unit of capacitance, equal to one millionth of a farad. Symbol: μF, μf.
Abbreviation: mf., mfd.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; micro- + farad
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microfarad

/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfærəd/
noun
1.
one millionth of a farad; 10–6 farad μF
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microfarad
  (mī'krō-fār'əd, -ād)   
A unit of capacitance equal to one millionth (10-6) of a farad. The microfarad is used for most electronic applications. Its symbol is μF.
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