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Definition of Henry

  • The unit of electric induction; the induction in a circuit when the electro-motive force induced in this circuit is one volt, while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampère a second.
  • United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
  • a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
  • English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
  • 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

How to use henry in a sentence. Henry pronunciation.

Mr. Leslie Bliss, Director of the Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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Henry James, who knew Turgenev intimately, and who has written a brilliant and charming essay on his personality, said that the mind of Turgenev contained not one pin-point of prejudice.
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No one ever seems to love his compatriots when he observes them in foreign lands; if Americans complain that Henry James has satirised them in his international novels, they ought to read "Smoke," and see how Turgenev has treated his travelling countrymen.
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Henry James said of him, that he was particularly a favourite with people of cultivated taste, and that nothing cultivates the taste better than reading him.
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Many find it dull; Henry James could not finish it; all I can say is, it nearly finished me.
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Henry Badgerow was a man about seventy years of age at the time of the incident, and a resident of Steuben county, State of New York.
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His mind was packed with the oddest jumble of incongruities; Herbert Spencer jostled with Charles Bradlaugh, Matthew Arnold with Samuel Smiles; in one breath he lauded George Eliot, in the next was enthusiastic over a novel by Mrs. Henry Wood; from puerile facetiae he passed to speculations on the origin of being, and with equally light heart.
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Even in the Jingo play, Henry V, we get Bates and Williams drawn with all respect and honor as normal rank and file men.
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He was launched on his career as a successful playwright by the Henry VI trilogy, a work of no originality, depth, or subtlety except the originality, depth, and subtlety of the feelings and fancies of the common people.
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Hoping you are quite well, thank you, Your loving UNCLE HENRY.
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Her Majesty was accompanied by Princess Henry and John."-_Liverpool Echo_.
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Henry Marcotte, retired, the correspondent of the Army and Navy Journal, requested permission to accompany the detachment, which was granted, and soon all were _en route_ for the front, entrusted with the task of opening the way for wheeled transportation and of demonstrating the practicability of the road for army wagons and field artillery.
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Henry Marcotte, 17th Infantry, retired, regularly authorized correspondent of the Army and Navy Journal, who has been with me ever since, enduring all the vicissitudes of the season with Spartan fortitude, although equally destitute of cover as myself and 60 years of age.
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The address of the woman who is looking after her is Mrs. Cust, 25, Henry Street, Guildford.
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This "first company" left Herrnhut on the 21st of November, 1734, traveling by Ebersdorf (where Henry XXIX, Count Reuss, Countess Zinzendorf's brother, gave them a letter of recommendation to any whom they might meet on their way), to Holland, whence they had a stormy and dangerous voyage to England.
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He was the third Rector of the Savannah Parish, the Rev. Henry Herbert having been the first, and he preached in a rude chapel built on the lot reserved for a house of worship in the original plan of Savannah,-the site of the present Christ Church.
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During the subsequent months disputes arose among the members, largely on account of views introduced by Philip Henry Molther, who at that time had a tendency toward "Quietism".
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Nine more residents of Georgia followed the Moravians to Bethlehem in 1745, John Brownfield, James Burnside and his daughter Rebecca, Henry Ferdinand Beck, his wife Barbara, their daughter Maria Christina, and their sons Jonathan and David, all of Savannah, and Anna Catharine Kremper, of Purisburg.
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John Brownfield " " " Henry Ferdinand Beck " " " Barbara Beck " " " Maria Christina Beck " " " Jonathan Beck " " " David Beck " " " Anna Catherina Kremper " " 1776.
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This eBook was produced by J. Henry Phillips.
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Examples of Henry

Example #1
Mr. Colton Storm, Curator of Manuscripts and Maps, William L.
Example #2
Mr. R. B. Downs, Director of the Library, University of Illinois.
Example #3
It is worth while to pause an instant and meditate on the significance of such a remark.
Example #4
That a critic of his power and reputation, interested as he was in English literature, should never have had sufficient intellectual curiosity to cross the English Channel, struck me as nothing short of amazing. The acquisition of any foreign language annihilates a considerable number of prejudices.
Example #5
This is the most bitter and purely satirical of all the works of Turgenev; the Slavophils, with their ignorance of the real culture of western Europe, and their unwillingness to learn from good teachers, are hit hard; but still harder hit are the Petersburg aristocrats, the "idle rich" (legitimate conventional target for all novelists), who are here represented as little better in intelligence than grinning apes, and much worse in morals.
Example #6
They talk bad German, hum airs out of tune, insist on speaking French instead of their own tongue, attract everybody's attention at restaurants and railway-stations,-in short, behave exactly as each American insists other Americans behave in Europe.