[ ih-mit-ns ]
/ ɪˈmɪt ns /

noun Electricity.

impedance or admittance, used when the distinction between the two is not relevant.

Nearby words

  1. immingle,
  2. immiscible,
  3. immiserate,
  4. immiserize,
  5. immitigable,
  6. immix,
  7. immixture,
  8. immobile,
  9. immobilism,
  10. immobility

Origin of immittance

First recorded in 1945–50; im(pedance) + (ad)mittance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for immittance


[ ĭ-mĭtns ]

Electrical impedance or admittance.
In acoustic testing, the ease with which sound travels from one medium to another, as from air to bone.
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