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Definition of the noun henry

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noun - plural:

  • henry: henries
  • Henry: -

  1. 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
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of henry: H
    • more generic term: inductance unit = a measure of the property of an electric circuit by which an electromotive force is induced in it
    • parts:
      • abhenry = a unit of inductance equal to one billionth of a henry
      • millihenry = a unit of inductance equal to one thousandth of a henry
  2. a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

Alternative definition of the noun henry


  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: 'H'
  2. [British, slang] A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.


  1. Henry is a city in Marshall County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,464 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  2. Henry is a town in Codington County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 267 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Watertown, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Henry is a town in Henry County, Tennessee. The population was 520 at the 2000 census and 464 at the 2010 census, showing decline of 56. Gospel singer Bobby Jones was born here.
  4. Henry is a village in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Scottsbluff, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 106 at the 2010 census.
  5. Henry is an unincorporated community on West Virginia Route 90 in northwestern Grant County, West Virginia, USA. Henry lies on Elk Creek shortly before its confluence with the North Branch Potomac River. It is famous for the Henry Bicentennial Chicken Herding Competition.

There are other places with in their name, like Henry St, St. Henry, Fort Henry, Henry Clay, Henry Farm, Lake Henry, Port Henry, Craig Henry, Henry House, Henry Street, Hutton Henry, Fontaine-Henry, Henry Township, The Henry Ford, Henry Vilas Zoo, Cape Henry Light, Henry VII Chapel, Henry Art Gallery.


  1. Henry: Saint Henry was a medieval English clergyman. He came to Sweden with cardinal Nicholas Breakspeare in 1153 and was probably designated to the new Archbishop of Uppsala, but the independent church province of Sweden could be established only in 1164 after the civil war was over, and Henry would have been sent to organize the Church in Finland, where Christians had existed already at least two centuries. According to legends, he entered Finland together with King Eric the Saint of Sweden and died as a martyr, becoming a central figure in the local Roman Catholic Church. However, the authenticity of the accounts of his life, ministry, and death are widely disputed.
  2. Henry a.k.a. Henry Lau, known as Henry, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, producer, and actor working in Korean pop music. He is best known for being a member of Super Junior-M and the break-out star in the Korean real-time military-variety show Real Men. While Lau's Native language is English, he is also fluent in Mandarin and Korean. Henry made his solo debut in early June 2013 with the release of his debut mini-album Trap. He dubbed his fans as his "Strings." Lau is also a part of a composing team, NoizeBank, which is a composing and production team that consists of four members, Henry Lau, Gen Neo, Neil Nallas, and Isaac Han. They produced "Go" and "It's You" from Super Junior-M's Break Down and several songs from Lau's Trap and Fantastic.
  3. Henry a.k.a. Gregg Henry: Gregg Lee Henry is an American theater, film and television character actor and rock, blues and country musician.
  4. Henry was an Obotrite prince or king from the Nakonid dynasty; he was regarded by contemporaries as "King of the Slavs". The Obotrite realm reached its greatest area during Henry's rule, extending from the Elbe to the Oder and from the Havelland to the Baltic Sea.
  5. Henry a.k.a. Henry of Huntingdon, the son of a canon in the diocese of Lincoln, was a 12th-century English historian, the author of a history of England, the Historia Anglorum, "the most important Anglo-Norman historian to emerge from the secular clergy". He served as archdeacon of Huntingdon. The few details of Henry's life that are known originated from his own works and from a number of official records. He was brought up in the wealthy court of Robert Bloet of Lincoln, who became his patron.
  6. Henry a.k.a. Henry Aronofsky is the son of Darren Aronofsky and Rachel Weisz.
  7. Henry a.k.a. Heinrich Schnitzler was a theatre director.
  8. Henry is an author.
    • born in (799 years ago)
    • died in (723 years ago)
    • written works: "Child Homicide Victims in the United States", " la migraine", "Guide to Microcomputing", "Les îles où dansent les enfants défunts", "Turbomachines hydrauliques", "Answere unto a certaine letter of Martyn Lther", "Mégacode civil 2003, 5e édition", "Be Yourself Speaking from Experience", "College Reading Study Skills", "Differential Geometry Hamiltonian.", "No Trenches in Town", "O Henry GB", "Quodlibetal Questions on Free Will (Basque", "Logic of Saint Anselm", "Henry of Ghent's Summa", "Bahamian Cocktails/Mixed Drink", "Faecal Incontin Rectal Prolap", "Tales of Sir William Wallace", "Clinical Chemistry 2/E CB", "Public Administration and Public Affairs", "Lectura ordinaria super sacram scripturam", "Preliminary Version", "My Own Opinions upon Libraries and Librarianship", "Renouvellement urbain 1", "Sm Public Admin Public Affairs", "Examaster to Emt Prehospital Care", "Autour modélisation en probablilites", "Creative Bahamian Cooking", "Paroles du Christ"
  9. Henry a.k.a. Henriette Engel Hansen is a Danish sprint canoer who competed in the late 2000s to 2010s. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she was eliminated in the semifinals of the K-1 500 m event. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was eliminated in the semifinals of the K-1 200 m event. She reached the final of the K-1 500 m event, finishing in 7th place.
  10. Henry is a film producer and screenwriter.
  11. Henry is a film producer.
    • profession: Film producer
    • film produced: Bharathi Kannamma
    • award: - Filmfare Award for Best Film – Tamil - "Bharathi Kannamma"
  12. Henry is a film producer.
  13. Henry is a film producer.
  14. Henry is a musical artist.
    • profession: Musician
    • member of musical group Himsa (Guitar) between and

There are other people with in their name, like Amy Henry, Ann Henry, Ben Henry, Bob Henry, Dan Henry, Don Henry, Ely Henry, Guy Henry, Henry Cho, Henry Cow and many others.


Henry is a record label.


  1. Henry a.k.a. Horrid Henry is a children's book series created by Francesca Simon and illustrated by Tony Ross. The first Horrid Henry book was written and published in 1994 by Orion Books and as of July 2013, there have been twenty-four titles published, as well as numerous collections, activity books and joke books. Novel Entertainment produced an animated television series for CITV.
  2. Henry a.k.a. Prince Hal: The representation of King Henry V of England in fiction.
  3. Henry a.k.a. Henry the Green Engine is an anthropomorphic 4-6-0 steam locomotive from The Railway Series books written by the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry, and the spin-off children's television series, Thomas & Friends.
  4. Henry a.k.a. Dr. Henry Clerval: Henry Clerval is a fictional character from the 1977 film Terror of Frankenstein.
  5. Henry is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Impossible.
  6. Henry a.k.a. Henry IV is a fictional character from the 1984 film Henry IV.
  7. Henry: Young Henry is a fictional character from the 2011 film Henry.
  8. Henry is a fictional character from the 2003 film Dreamcatcher.
  9. Henry was the young son of Vera, a friend of Rosalie's. He was born sometime in 1931. He was said to have dark curls, dimples and smiles a lot. When Rosalie was visiting Vera for the last time, Henry was just starting to stand up and had been all smiles. Rosalie also says that when she first saw Emmett being mauled by a bear it reminded her of Henry so she spared him.

There are other characters with in their name, like Henry F, O Henry, Di Henry, Henry II, Henry Ma, Henry V., M. Henry, O. Henry, Bob Henry, Del Henry, Henry Lee, Henry VII, Mr. Henry, Sir Henry, Carl Henry, Henry Bech.


  1. "Henry" a.k.a. "Edward" is a traditional murder ballad existing in several variants. In English its versions were collected by Francis James Child as Child ballad number 13. The Roud number is 200.
  2. "Henry" is a musical album of CHOCOLAT.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  3. "Henry" is a musical EP of These Enzymes.


  1. "Henry" is a 2012 short film directed by Yan England. The film is nominated for the 2013 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
  2. "Henry" is a 2011 film written and directed by Michael Bernard.
  3. "Henry" is a film, directed by Stephen Bono.


  1. Henry is a comic strip created in 1932 by Carl Anderson. The title character is a young bald boy who is mute. With the exception of a few early episodes, the comic strip character communicates only through pantomime, a situation which changed when Henry moved into comic books.
  2. Henry is a lunar crater that is located to the northwest of the larger crater Cavendish, in the southeastern part of the Moon's near side. Less than a half diameter to the northwest is similar-sized crater Henry Frères, named for the brothers Paul and Prosper Henry.
  3. Henry Crater is a large crater in the Arabia quadrangle of Mars, located at 10.9° north latitude and 336.7° west longitude. It is 171 kilometres in diameter and was named after the brothers Paul-Pierre Henry and Mathieu-Prosper Henry, both of whom were French telescope makers and astronomers.
    • also known as 亨利撞擊坑
  4. The Henry was an automobile built in Muskegon, Michigan by the Henry Motor Car Company from 1910-12. The first model built was a five-seat tonneau with a 35hp engine which sold for $1,750. Both 20hp and 40hp engines were made available in 1911, and these were available in five body styles. The 1911 two-seater roadster had running-board mounted toolboxes.
  5. Henry is a feature on Earth's Moon, a crater in Taurus-Littrow valley, located at the foot of the Sculptured Hills. Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt landed to the southwest of it in 1972, on the Apollo 17 mission.

Phrases with Henry

Phrases starting with the word Henry:

  1. henry i
  2. henry v
  3. henry ii
  4. henry iv
  5. henry vi
  6. henry iii
  7. henry lee
  8. henry vii
  9. henry clay
  10. henry ford
  11. henry luce
  12. henry viii
  13. henry sweet
  14. henry tudor
  15. henry's law
  16. henry hudson
  17. Henry Miller
  18. henry morgan

Phrases ending with the word Henry:

  1. o. henry
  2. john henry

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Henry

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Google previewPeoria City and County, Illinois (1912)

A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement by James Montgomery Rice

Henry Means Pindell whose name figures prominently in the history of journalism in Peoria being now and for many years owner and proprietor of the leading paper of the city — the Peoria Journal — was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, ...

Google previewRalph Johnson Bunche (2007)

Public Intellectual and Nobel Peace Laureate by Beverly Lindsay

henry is a professor of African American studies at the University of California at ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

H William Lucas Collins Alfred Henry Forrester Robert Stephen Hawker Rowland Gibson Hazard Vere Henry Hobart James Hogg Thomas Hood Thomas Hughes James Henry Leigh Hunt Horatio Smith Sir Leslie Stephen Nathaniel Parker ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages: including ... biographical notices of ancient architects ... Illustrated by numerous engravings by J. Le Keux (1838)

(Including part of Henry VIII. reign). Called the Style.

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Small photo of Rudbeckia subtomentosa Henry EilersSmall photo of Guerneville, CA/USA: 6/10/2018: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks aka Taj Mahal performs at the Russian River Blues Festival. He has received three Grammy Awards and ten nominations.Small photo of Guerneville, CA/USA: 6/10/2018: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks aka Taj Mahal performs at the Russian River Blues Festival. He has received three Grammy Awards and ten nominations.Small photo of Guerneville, CA/USA: 6/10/2018: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks aka Taj Mahal performs at the Russian River Blues Festival. He has received three Grammy Awards and ten nominations.Small photo of Guerneville, CA/USA: 6/10/2018: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks aka Taj Mahal performs at the Russian River Blues Festival. He has received three Grammy Awards and ten nominations.Small photo of Guerneville, CA/USA: 6/10/2018: Henry Saint Clair Fredericks aka Taj Mahal performs at the Russian River Blues Festival. He has received three Grammy Awards and ten nominations.Small photo of Cape Henry Lighthouse More...

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Quotes about Henry

King Henry: Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. (William Shakespeare)
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Scrabble value of H4E1N1R1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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