abhenry

noun
a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
Hypernyms: ↑inductance unit
Part Holonyms: ↑henry, ↑H

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\(ˈ)abˈhenrē\ noun
: a cgs electromagnetic unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry that measures the self-inductance of a circuit or the mutual inductance of two circuits in which the variation of current at the rate of one abampere per second results in an induced electromotive force of one abvolt — compare ab- table

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/ab hen"ree/, n., pl. abhenries. Elect.
the centimeter-gram-second unit of inductance, equivalent to 10-9 henry.
[ab- (see ABAMPERE) + HENRY]

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