inductive reactance

noun Electricity.

the opposition of inductance to alternating current, equal to the product of the angular frequency of the current times the self-inductance. Symbol: XL

Nearby words

  1. induction loop system,
  2. induction motor,
  3. induction period,
  4. inductive,
  5. inductive coupling,
  6. inductive statistics,
  7. inductively,
  8. inductor,
  9. inductothermy,
  10. indue

Origin of inductive reactance

First recorded in 1910–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019