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.
[far-uh-dahyz] /ˈfær əˌdaɪz/ verb (used with object), faradized, faradizing. Medicine/Medical. 1. to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced alternating electric current (distinguished from ). /ˈfærəˌdɪzəm/ noun 1. the therapeutic use of faradic currents /ˈfærəˌdaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) (obsolete) to treat (an organ or part) with faradic currents