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The unit of inductance at which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second.
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(elec.) The basic unit of electric inductance in the SI and MKS systems, equal to the inductance of a circuit in which the variation of current at the rate of one ampere per second induces an electromotive force of one volt: abbrev. H.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Hal, Hank, Henny; var. Harry; equiv. L. Henricus, Du. Hendrik, Fr. Henri, Ger. Heinrich, It. Enrico, Sp. Enrique; fem. Henrietta.
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(person) 1394-1460; prince of Portugal.
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(person) 1068-1135; king of England (1100-35): son of William the Conqueror.
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(person) 1133-89; king of England (1154-89): 1st Plantagenet king.
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(person) 1207-72; king of England (1216-72)
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(person) 1551-89; king of France (1574-89)
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(person) 1050-1106; king of Germany (1056-1105) & Holy Roman Emperor (1084-1105): dethroned.
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(person) 1367-1413; king of England (1399-1413): 1st Lancastrian king: son of John of Gaunt.
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(person) 1553-1610; king of France (1589-1610): 1st Bourbon king.
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(person) 1387-1422; king of England (1413-22): defeated the French at Agincourt.
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(person) 1421-71; king of England (1422-61; 1470-71)
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(person) 1457-1509; king of England (1485-1509): 1st Tudor king.
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(person) 1491-1547; king of England (1509-47): broke with the papacy and established the Church of England.
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(person) (pseud. of William Sydney Porter) 1862-1910; U.S. short-story writer.
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(person) 1736-99; Am. patriot, statesman, & orator.
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(place) Promontory in SE Va., at the entrance of Chesapeake Bay.
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(place) Confederate fort in NW Tenn., on the Tennessee River: captured (1862) by Union forces.
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A SI derived unit of electrical inductance, especially of transformers and inductance coils. A current changing at the rate of one ampere per second in a circuit with an inductance of one henry induces an electromotive force of one volt.
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A unit of measurement of inductance, which is the strength of a magnetic field in an inductor. The symbol for henry is the letter H. See inductance and inductor.
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The unit of inductance of a circuit in SI units. The inductance of a circuit is one henry if the electromotive force (emf) in volts (V) is numerically equal to the rate of change in amperes (A) per second. Named after American scientist Joseph Henry (1797
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In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: H.
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(UK, slang) A turd.
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(UK, slang) A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.
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A male given name, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
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Origin of henry

  • After Joseph Henry

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

  • Old French (Anglo-Norman) Henri, from Germanic heim (“home”) + rîhhi (“ruler”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Named after the American scientist Joseph Henry.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Henry the Eighth

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  • From Henry the Third

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