microfarad


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mi·cro·far·ad

 (mī′krō-făr′əd, -ăd)
n.
A unit of capacitance equal to one millionth (10-6) of a farad.

microfarad

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfærəd)
n
(Units) one millionth of a farad; 10–6 farad. Symbol: μF

mi•cro•far•ad

(ˈmaɪ krəˌfær əd, -æd)

n.
a unit of capacitance, equal to one millionth of a farad. Abbr.: mf.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microfarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad
capacitance unit - a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge
picofarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one trillionth of a farad
millifarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one thousandth of a farad
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Dimensional variations for all microfarad values are available with the same volume.
6.8pF, 16V." Tantalum electrolytic capacitors are typically found in the microfarad ([micro]F) range, but the label clearly indicates "6.8 pF" (picofarads).