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Faraday, Michael Line breaks: Mi|chael Fara|day
Pronunciation: /ˈfarədeɪ/

Definition of Faraday, Michael in English:

( 1791–1867), English physicist and chemist. He contributed significantly to the field of electromagnetism, discovering electromagnetic induction and demonstrating electromagnetic rotation (the key to the electric dynamo and motor). Faraday also discovered the laws of electrolysis and set the foundations for the classical field theory of electromagnetic behaviour.

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