microfarad

noun
mi·​cro·​far·​ad | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌfa-ˌrad How to pronounce microfarad (audio) , -ˌfa-rəd, -ˌfer-əd \

Definition of microfarad

: a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad

First Known Use of microfarad

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Microfarad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microfarad. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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microfarad

noun
mi·​cro·​far·​ad | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌfa(ə)r-ˌad, -ˌfar-əd How to pronounce microfarad (audio) \

Medical Definition of microfarad

: a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad

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