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picofarad

[pee-koh-far-uh d, -ad, pahy-] /ˈpi koʊˌfær əd, -æd, ˈpaɪ-/
noun, Electricity
1.
one trillionth of a farad.
Abbreviation: pF.
Also called micromicrofarad.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; pico- + farad
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picofarad

/ˈpiːkəʊˌfærəd; -æd/
noun
1.
a million millionth of a farad; 10–12 farad pF
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