picofarad

[pee-koh-far-uhd, -ad, pahy-]
noun Electricity.
one trillionth of a farad. Abbreviation: pF
Also called micromicrofarad.


Origin:
1925–30; pico- + farad

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picofarad (ˈpiːkəʊˌfærəd, -æd)
 
n
pF a million millionth of a farad; 10--12 farad

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