[fuh-keer, fey-ker] /fəˈkɪər, ˈfeɪ kər/
a variant spelling of fakir
[far-uh d, -ad] /ˈfær əd, -æd/ noun, Electricity. 1. the standard unit of capacitance in the (SI), formally defined to be the capacitance of a capacitor between the plates of which there appears a potential difference of one volt when it is charged by a quantity of electricity equal to one coulomb. Symbol: F. /ˈfærəd; […]
[far-uh-dee, -dey] /ˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ/ noun 1. Michael, 1791–1867, English physicist and chemist: discoverer of electromagnetic induction. 2. a unit of electricity used in electrolysis, equal to 96,500 coulombs. /ˈfærəˌdeɪ/ noun 1. a quantity of electricity, used in electrochemical calculations, equivalent to unit amount of substance of electrons. It is equal to the product […]
noun, Physics. 1. an enclosure constructed of grounded wire mesh or parallel wires that shields sensitive electrical instruments from electrostatic interference. noun 1. an earthed conducting cage or container used to protect electrical equipment against electric fields Faraday cage A container made of a conductor, such as wire mesh or metal plates, shielding what it […]
noun, Physics. 1. the dark region between the negative glow and the positive column in a vacuum tube occurring when the pressure is low.