an enclosure constructed of grounded wire mesh or parallel wires that shields sensitive electrical instruments from electrostatic interference.
an earthed conducting cage or container used to protect electrical equipment against electric fields
A container made of a conductor, such as wire mesh or metal plates, shielding what it encloses from external electric fields. Since the conductor is an equipotential, there are no potential differences inside the container. The metal hull of an aircraft acts as a faraday cage, protecting its occupants from lightning. Faraday cages are used to protect electronic equipment from such electrical interference as electromagnetic interference. Also called Faraday shield.
noun, Physics. 1. the dark region between the negative glow and the positive column in a vacuum tube occurring when the pressure is low.
noun 1. the rotation of the plane of polarization of plane-polarized light as the light passes through certain isotropic media in the direction of a strong magnetic field in which the medium is placed. Faraday effect The rotation of the plane of polarization of polarized light when subject to a magnetic field parallel to the […]
[fuh-rad-ik] /fəˈræd ɪk/ adjective, Electricity. 1. of or relating to a discontinuous, asymmetric, alternating current from the secondary winding of an induction coil. /fəˈrædɪk/ adjective 1. of or concerned with an intermittent asymmetric alternating current such as that induced in the secondary winding of an induction coil
/far’*-di:z/ [US Geological Survey] To start any hyper-addictive process or trend, or to continue adding current to such a trend. Telling one user about a new octo-tetris game you compiled would be a faradising act – in two weeks you might find your entire department playing the faradic game.