Definition of microfarad in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌfarəd/ Pronunciation: /-ad/


One millionth of a farad. Symbol μF.
Example sentences
  • If desired, that value can now be converted to microfarads by moving the decimal point six places to the left.
  • Using equal capacitance of 12 to 16 microfarads per horsepower should result in a satisfactory balance.
  • Start capacitors have much higher ranges and can be purchased in sizes all the way up to 800 microfarads.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·far·ad

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