Faraday's constant

noun Chemistry the quantity of electric charge carried by one mole of electrons (equal to roughly 96,490 coulombs).

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  • faraday — [far′ə dā΄] n. [after FARADAY Michael] a unit of quantity of electricity, used especially in electrolysis, equal to the amount of charge needed to free one mole of a univalent element (c. 96,485 coulombs): abbrev. F: often called Faraday constant …   English World dictionary

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