noun, plural ab·hen·ries. Electricity.
- the centimeter-gram-second unit of inductance, equivalent to 10−9 henry.
noun plural -ries
- the cgs unit of inductance in the electromagnetic system; the inductance that results when a rate of change of current of 1 abampere per second generates an induced emf of 1 abvolt: equivalent to 10 –9 henry