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 capacitance equal to one billion (109) farads, used in the centimeter-gram-second system 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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