farad: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (far'ud, -ad), [key]
— n. Elect.
  1. the SI unit of capacitance, formally defined to be the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which there appears a potential difference of one volt when it is charged by a quantity of electricity equal to one coulomb. Symbol: F
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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