abhenry

noun
ab·​hen·​ry | \ (ˈ)abˈhenrē \

Definition of abhenry

: a cgs electromagnetic unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry that measures the self-inductance of a circuit or the mutual inductance of two circuits in which the variation of current at the rate of one abampere per second results in an induced electromotive force of one abvolt

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First Known Use of abhenry

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abhenry

ab- entry 2 + henry

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“Abhenry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abhenry. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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