permission or right to enter: admittance into the exhibit room.
an act of admitting.
Electricity. the measure of the ability of a circuit to conduct an alternating current, consisting of two components, conductance and susceptance; the reciprocal of impedance, expressed in mhos. Symbol: Y
- re·ad·mit·tance, noun
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How to use admittance in a sentence
Proof of vaccination or negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours is required for admittance to this show.The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Nov. 4-10 | Fritz Hahn, Anying Guo, Chris Richards, Haben Kelati | November 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Proof of vaccination is required for admittance to this show.The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Nov. 4-10 | Fritz Hahn, Anying Guo, Chris Richards, Haben Kelati | November 4, 2021 | Washington Post
For example, proposals have been floated that would require teachers and medical staff to provide proof of vaccination or a negative test to gain admittance to their workplaces.Israel’s “green pass” is an early vision of how we leave lockdown | Cat Ferguson | March 2, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Bourquin knew there was a long list of criteria that needed to be satisfied to gain admittance to the Olympics.How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage | Rick Maese | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
In 1820, for instance, Harvard began requiring knowledge of algebra to gain admittance.America’s Math Curriculum Doesn’t Add Up (Ep. 391) | Steven D. Levitt | October 3, 2019 | Freakonomics
But for me, this admittance of uncertainty and doubts grounds Serial in reality.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End | Emily Shire | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Choosing not to pursue a perpetrator is not admittance of lies or false motives.
Nostalgic pangs aside, it would also be a semi-admittance by LeBron that he made a mistake way back when.Where Free Agent LeBron James Will Take His Talents Next | Robert Silverman | June 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Halloween night alone, an estimated 4,000 people will buy tickets—$25 for regular admittance, $50 for VIP.The House of Shock Is Terrifying Its Guests and Causing Controversy—and the Zombies Who Run the Show Are Loving It | Tyler Gillespie | October 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Was this an admittance that the old approach was the wrong one, then?
Accompanied by her four little orphans, she recently gained admittance to Mr. Frick.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
When she reached the house, she saw that no one was at home; but, knowing where the key was kept, she easily gained admittance.The value of a praying mother | Isabel C. Byrum
The gate itself, closed by enormous locks, had a wicket through which to examine those who asked admittance.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
Business was then proceeded with:—election of officers, admittance of new brethren, authorisation of indentures.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
One of these was the house of Colette; and at his door our ill-starred John was presently beating for admittance.Tales and Fantasies | Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for admittance
the right or authority to enter
the act of giving entrance
electrical engineering the reciprocal of impedance, usually measured in siemens. It can be expressed as a complex quantity, the real part of which is the conductance and the imaginary part the susceptance: Symbol: y
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Scientific definitions for admittance
A measure of the ability of a circuit or component to allow current flow when exposed to AC voltages (its AC conductance). It is equal to the reciprocal of the impedance of the circuit, just as conductivity is equal to the reciprocal of resistance, and is similarly measured in mhos.
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