Definition/Meaning  Word/Phrase 
capacitance unit equal to one billion farads 
abfarad

reciprocal of capacitance 
elastance
,
elastance unit
,
electrical elastance

capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates 
F
,
farad

capacitance unit 
farad

unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad 
microfarad

unit of capacitance equal to one thousandth of a farad 
millifarad

unit of capacitance equal to one trillionth of a farad 
picofarad

opposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance) 
reactance

electrical circuit that combines capacitance and inductance in such a way that a periodic electric oscillation will reach maximum amplitude 
resonant circuit
,
resonator

(electricity) a rearrangement of the relative positions of power lines in order to minimize the effects of mutual capacitance and inductance 
transposition

capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments 
trimmer
,
trimming capacitor
