from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of capacitance, equal to one billion farads.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A name proposed for the c. g. s. unit of electrical capacity; 1 × 10 farads or 1 × 10 microfarads.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun dated, electronics A unit of
capacitanceequal to one billion(109) farads, used in the centimeter-gram-secondsystem of units
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads
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ab- (“absolute”) + farad
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