faradic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Faraday +‎ -ic, for Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.

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faradic (comparative more faradic, superlative most faradic)

  1. (physics) Of or pertaining to electricity, especially to electrical induction.
  2. Of a current that is alternating, as opposed to galvanic.
    • 2005, Carolyn Thomas de la Pena, chapter 3, in The Body Electric: How Strange Machines Built the Modern American:
      Physicians used galvanic currents, which required only a galvanic power source, and faradic treatments, which utilized an "alternating" induction coil.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French faradique.

Adjective[edit]

faradic m or n (feminine singular faradică, masculine plural faradici, feminine and neuter plural faradice)

  1. faradic

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