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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The imaginary part of the complex representation of admittance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In electricity, in alternating-current circuits, the wattless component of admittance defined as the ratio of the wattless current divided by the electro-motive force. See admittance, 6.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics the imaginary component of the admittance of an alternating current circuit

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[(electric) suscept(ibility), a measure of the ease of polarization of a dielectric + –ance.]

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