Faraday meaning

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A measure of the electric charge carried by one mole of electrons, used in electrolysis as the quantity of charge required to deposit or liberate one gram equivalent weight of a substance, approximately 9.6494 × 104 coulombs.
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A unit of quantity of electricity, used especially in electrolysis, equal to the amount of charge needed to free one mole of a univalent element (c. 96,485 coulombs)
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(person) 1791-1867; Eng. scientist: noted esp. for his work in electricity & magnetism.
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A measure of electric charge equal to the charge carried by one mole of electrons, about 96,494 coulombs per mole. The faraday is used in measurements of the electricity required to break down a compound by electrolysis.
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(chemistry, physics) The quantity of electricity required to deposit or liberate 1 gram equivalent weight of a substance during electrolysis; approximately - 96,487 coulombs.
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A surname​, Anglicized from Irish Ó Fearadaigh.
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Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.
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Origin of faraday

  • After Michael Faraday

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.

    From Wiktionary