faradic

adjective

fa·​rad·​ic fə-ˈra-dik How to pronounce faradic (audio)
fa-ˈra-
variants or less commonly faradaic
: of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil
faradic stimulation of the muscles

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of faradic was in 1875

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“Faradic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faradic. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

faradic

adjective
fa·​rad·​ic fə-ˈrad-ik, far-ˈad- How to pronounce faradic (audio)
variants also faradaic
: of or relating to an asymmetric alternating current of electricity produced by an induction coil
faradic muscle stimulation
compare galvanic
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