microfarad

noun

mi·​cro·​far·​ad ˈmī-krō-ˌfa-ˌrad How to pronounce microfarad (audio)
-ˌfa-rəd,
-ˌfer-əd
: a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of microfarad was in 1871

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Cite this Entry

“Microfarad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microfarad. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

microfarad

noun
mi·​cro·​far·​ad ˈmī-krō-ˌfa(ə)r-ˌad, -ˌfar-əd How to pronounce microfarad (audio)
: a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad
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