Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to microfarad: capacitor


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


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


(ˈmaɪ krəˌfær əd, -æd)

a unit of capacitance, equal to one millionth of a farad. Abbr.: mf.
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Tantalum electrolytic capacitors are typically found in the microfarad ([micro]F) range, but the label clearly indicates "6.
Pump, sample, mini dia-vac single stage, aluminum head, aluminum connecting rod material, teflon lined diaphragm; 1/15 horsepower permanent split with 5 microfarad capacitor motor, 1620/1350 revolutions per minute; weight: 8 pounds aluminum, with 1/4 national pipe thread port connections; 40 degrees celsius ambient temperature; electrical: 115 volts, 50/60 hertz, 1.
1/2 Digit Lcd Dual Display Lcr Meter For Measuring Inductance Of Range 2 Milli Henry- 1000 Henry, Capacitance Range 2000 Pico Farad To 20 Microfarad And Resistance Range 20 Ohm To Megaohm Of M/S Megger Model No.
47 Microfarad Plus/Minus 5 Percent , 2Kv Ac, 50 Hz, Type A 3Pr-02,E199x34 Of Advance Make Or Model A2bf5675 Of Ge Make Or Type Yrc-5 Of Yash Make.