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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]
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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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It is advisable to use the scale factor that converts the values of x optimization variables, expressed in microfarads, to the values of capacitances [C.sub.ab], [C.sub.bc], [C.sub.ca], expressed in farads.
Northvale, NJ, February 01, 2018 --(PR.com)-- New Yorker Electronics is now distributing the new Barker Microfarads (BMI) 800P and 810P AC Motor Run Capacitors.
The reservoir capacitor is large electrolytic, usually of several hundred or even a thousand or more microfarads, especially in main frequency PSUs.
Currently, parasitic capacitances values reach few microfarads [5].
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