Meaning of statfarad


Pronunciation: (stat'far"ud, -ad), [key]
— n. Elect.
  1. the electrostatic unit of capacitance, equivalent to 1.1126 × 10 farad and equal to the capacitance of a condenser in which one statcoulomb is transferred from one conductor of the condenser to the other per volt of potential difference between the conductors.
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