abfarad

noun
ab·​far·​ad | \ (ˈ)abˈfaˌrad, -rəd \

Definition of abfarad

: a cgs electromagnetic unit of capacitance equal to one billion farads that measures the capacitance of a condenser that when charged to a potential difference of one abvolt has a charge of one abcoulomb

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First Known Use of abfarad

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abfarad

ab- entry 2 + farad

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“Abfarad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abfarad. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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