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

  • n. Electronics The imaginary part of the complex representation of admittance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the imaginary component of the admittance of an alternating current circuit

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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.


(electric) suscept(ibility), a measure of the ease of polarization of a dielectric + -ance.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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