Definition of Daraf

1. Noun. A unit of elastance equal to the reciprocal of a farad.

Generic synonyms: Elastance Unit



Definition of Daraf

1. Noun. Non SI approved unit proposed as the unit of electrical elastance. Probably not in serious use. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daraf

1. an electrical inverse unit of capacitance [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Daraf

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daraf (current term)
darafs
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Literary usage of Daraf

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Electric Circuit by Vladimir Karapetoff (1912)
"IA condenser has an elastance of one daraf when one ... The farad being too large a unit for practical use, the daraf is consequently too small a unit. ..."

2. Transactions by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1918)
"I will be the first one to adopt a new word for reluctance, the reciprocal of henry, and for the daraf, the reciprocal for farad, ..."

3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"Corresponding to the malaki, there is an ideal woman, sometimes called bia, and sometimes daraf/a, I4° the latter word bein.y Cf. ibid., p. 28. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"... was delicate enough to detect the fraction of it which would have escaped daraf the progress of the experiment. The idea that alcohol is present in the ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... being a corruption of daraf-sinä'ah, house of trade ел mare- facture, dar, house, al, the, and fina'ah, trade, manufacture, jana'a, to make. ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"As he mus'd, a daraf Busy and peevish to her duties came ; Aside the tables and the chairs she drew, ..."

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