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Noun: henry (henries,henrys)  hen-ree
  1. A unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    - H
Noun: Henry  hen-ree
  1. English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    - William Henry
     
  2. A leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
    - Patrick Henry
     
  3. United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
    - Joseph Henry

Derived forms: henries, henrys

Type of: American Revolutionary leader, chemist, inductance unit, orator, physicist, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker

Encyclopedia: Henry, King of Portugal