elastance

[ ih-las-tuhns ]

nounElectricity.
  1. the reciprocal of capacitance.

Origin of elastance

1
First recorded in 1880–85; elast(ic) + -ance

Words Nearby elastance

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British Dictionary definitions for elastance

elastance

/ (ɪˈlæstəns) /


noun
  1. physics the reciprocal of capacitance. It is measured in reciprocal farads (darafs)

Origin of elastance

1
C19: from elastic + -ance

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