milli-farad

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

milli- +‎ farad

Noun[edit]

milli-farad (plural milli-farads)

  1. (rare) One thousandth ( 10-3 ) of a farad. Symbol: mF.

Usage notes[edit]

Because farads are such large units, thousandths of a Farad are normally referred to in terms of millifarads, in essence, as thousandths of farads.

The powersupply used four 10,000 microfarad capacitors in parallel.