from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic unit of capacitance, equal to one billion farads.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A unit of capacitance equal to one billion (109) farads, used in the centimeter-gram-second system of units

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name proposed for the c. g. s. unit of electrical capacity; 1 × 10 farads or 1 × 10 microfarads.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads


ab- (“absolute”) +‎ farad (Wiktionary)


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