Associations to the word «Henry»

Wiktionary

HENRY, noun. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: H
HENRY, noun. (British) (slang) A turd.
HENRY, noun. (British) (slang) A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.
HENRY, proper noun. A male given name, popular in England since Middle Ages; the name of eight kings.
HENRY, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

HENRY, noun. A unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second.
HENRY, noun. English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836).
HENRY, noun. A leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799).
HENRY, noun. United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878).

Wise words

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