Joseph, 1797–1878, U.S. physicist.
O. pen name of William Sydney Porter.
Patrick, 1736–99, American patriot, orator, and statesman.
Cape, a cape in SE Virginia at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.
Fort. Fort Henry.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “home” and “kingdom.”.
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noun (pl) -ry, -ries, -rys
the derived SI unit of electric inductance; the inductance of a closed circuit in which an emf of 1 volt is produced when the current varies uniformly at the rate of 1 ampere per second H
Joseph. 1797–1878, US physicist. He discovered the principle of electromagnetic induction independently of Faraday and constructed the first electromagnetic motor (1829). He also discovered self-induction and the oscillatory nature of electric discharges (1842)
Patrick. 1736–99, American statesman and orator, a leading opponent of British rule during the War of American Independence
Prince, known as Harry. born 1984, second son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales
Henry, Joseph 1797-1878.
American physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena. He discovered electrical induction independently of Michael Faraday, and constructed a small electromagnetic motor in 1829. He also developed a system of weather forecasting based on meteorological observations. The henry unit of inductance is named for him.
A SI derived unit of electrical inductance, especially of transformers and inductance coils. A current changing at the rate of one ampere per second in a circuit with an inductance of one henry induces an electromotive force of one volt.


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