picofarad


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pi·co·far·ad

 (pē′kə-făr′əd, -ăd, pī′-)
n.
One trillionth (10-12) of a farad.
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picofarad

(ˈpiːkəʊˌfærəd; -æd)
n
(Units) a million millionth of a farad; 10–12 farad. Symbol: pF
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Noun1.picofarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one trillionth of a farad
capacitance unit - a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge
microfarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad
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