faraday cage

Far·a·day cage
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [far-uh-dee, -dey keyj]
    • /ˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ keɪdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [far-uh-dee, -dey keyj]
    • /ˈfær ə di, -ˌdeɪ keɪdʒ/

Definitions of faraday cage words

  • noun faraday cage an enclosure constructed of grounded wire mesh or parallel wires that shields sensitive electrical instruments from electrostatic interference. 1
  • noun faraday cage an earthed conducting cage or container used to protect electrical equipment against electric fields 0
  • noun faraday cage Any conductive surrounding, idealized or practical, used to interrupt the transmission of electromagnetic energy or electrostatic discharge across it. 0

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Origin of faraday cage

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20; named after M. Faraday

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faraday cage popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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