1. Proper noun.  (surname, from Irish) , Anglicized from (etyl, ga) (term, Ó Fearadaigh) .
  2. Proper noun.  Michael Faraday, English chemist and physicist.
  3. Noun.  (chemistry, physics) The quantity of electricity required to deposit or liberate 1 gram equivalent weight of a substance during electrolysis; approximately - 96,487 coulombs.

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