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n. pl. hen·ries or hen·rys Abbr. H
The SI unit of inductance, equal to the inductance of a conductor in which an electromotive force of one volt is induced when the current through the conductor increases at the rate of one ampere per second. See Table at measurement.
[After Joseph Henry.]
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n, pl -ry, -ries or -rys
(Units) the derived SI unit of electric inductance; the inductance of a closed circuit in which an emf of 1 volt is produced when the current varies uniformly at the rate of 1 ampere per second. Symbol: H
[C19: named after Joseph Henry (1797–1878), US physicist]
1. (Biography) Joseph. 1797–1878, US physicist. He discovered the principle of electromagnetic induction independently of Faraday and constructed the first electromagnetic motor (1829). He also discovered self-induction and the oscillatory nature of electric discharges (1842)
2. (Biography) Patrick. 1736–99, American statesman and orator, a leading opponent of British rule during the War of American Independence
3. (Biography) Prince, known as Harry. born 1984, second son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales
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n., pl. -ries, -rys.
the SI unit of inductance, equal to that of a closed circuit in which an electromotive force of one volt is produced by a current varying at a rate of one ampere per second. Abbr.: H
[1890–95; after Joseph Henry]
1. Joseph, 1797–1878, U.S. physicist.
2. O., pen name of William Sydney Porter.
3. Patrick, 1736–99, American patriot and orator.
4. Cape, a cape in SE Virginia at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.
1. Henry I,
a. 1068–1135, king of England 1100–35 (son of William the Conqueror).
b. 1008–60, king of France 1031–60.
2. Henry II,
a. 1133–89, king of England 1154–89: first king of the Plantagenets.
b. 1519–59, king of France 1547–59.
3. Henry III,
a. 1207–72, king of England 1216–72 (son of John).
b. 1551–89, king of France 1574–89 (son of Henry II).
4. Henry IV,
a. (Bolingbroke) ( “Henry of Lancaster” ) 1367–1413, king of England 1399–1413 (son of John of Gaunt).
b. ( “Henry of Navarre” ) 1553–1610, king of France 1589–1610: first of the Bourbon kings.
5. Henry V, 1387–1422, king of England 1413–22 (son of Henry IV of Bolingbroke).
6. Henry VI, 1421–71, king of England 1422–61, 1470–71 (son of Henry V).
7. Henry VII, (Henry Tudor) 1457–1509, king of England 1485–1509: first king of the house of Tudor.
8. Henry VIII, ( “Defender of the Faith” ) 1491–1547, king of England 1509–47 (son of Henry VII).
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A unit used to measure electrical inductance. When a current varies at the rate of one ampere per second and induces an electromotive force of one volt, the circuit has an inductance of one henry.
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|Noun||1.||henry - a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second|
inductance unit - a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it
abhenry - a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
millihenry - a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a henry
|2.||Henry - English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)|
|3.||Henry - a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)|
|4.||Henry - United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)|
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