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hen•ry



Pronunciation: (hen'rē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ries, -rys.
Elect.
the SI unit of inductance, formally defined to be the inductance of a closed circuit in which an electromotive force of one volt is produced when the electric current in the circuit varies uniformly at a rate of one ampere per second. Abbr.: H

Hen•ry



Pronunciation: (hen'rē), [key]
n.
1. Joseph, 1797–1878, U.S. physicist.
2. O., pen name of William Sidney Porter.
3. Patrick, 1736–99, American patriot, orator, and statesman.
4. Cape, a cape in SE Virginia at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.
5. Fort. See Fort Henry.
6. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “home” and “kingdom.”

Hen•ry



Pronunciation: (hen'rē), [key]
n.
a .44 caliber lever-action repeating rifle, marketed in the U.S. in the early 1860s, using metallic cartridges and a tubular magazine capable of holding 16 rounds.

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