reactance

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noun re·ac·tance \rē-ˈak-tən(t)s\

Definition of reactance

  1. :  the part of the impedance of an alternating-current circuit that is due to capacitance or inductance or both and that is expressed in ohms

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First Known Use of reactance

circa 1893


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reactance

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noun re·ac·tance \rē-ˈak-tən(t)s\

Medical Definition of reactance

  1. :  the part of the impedance of an alternating-current circuit that is due to capacitance or inductance or both and that is expressed in ohms


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