Etymology
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Henry

masc. proper name, from French Henri, from Late Latin Henricus, from German Heinrich, from Old High German Heimerich, literally "the ruler of the house," from heim "home" (see home (n.)) + rihhi "ruler" (from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "to direct in a straight line," thus "to lead, rule"). One of the most popular Norman names after the Conquest. Related: Henrician.

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Definitions of Henry
1
henry (n.)
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;
Synonyms: h
2
Henry (n.)
English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836);
Synonyms: William Henry
Henry (n.)
a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799);
Synonyms: Patrick Henry
Henry (n.)
United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878);
Synonyms: Joseph Henry
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