HyperDic: henry

English > 4 senses of the word henry / Henry:
NOUNquantityhenry, Ha 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
person Henry, William HenryEnglish chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
person Henry, Patrick Henrya leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
person Henry, Joseph HenryUnited States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
henry / Henry > pronunciation
Soundshheh'nriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > henry: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA 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.
SynonymH
PartsabhenryA unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
millihenryA unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a henry
Broaderinductance unitA measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it
Spanishhenrio
English > Henry: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836).
SynonymWilliam Henry
Instance ofchemistA scientist who specializes in chemistry
SpanishWilliam Henry
CatalanWilliam Henry
English > Henry: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799).
SynonymPatrick Henry
Instance ofAmerican Revolutionary leaderA nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States
orator, speechmaker, rhetorician, public speaker, speechifierA person who delivers a speech or oration
SpanishPatrick Henry
CatalanPatrick Henry
English > Henry: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningUnited States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878).
SynonymJoseph Henry
Instance ofphysicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishHenry, Joseph Henry
CatalanHenry, Joseph Henry

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