inertance

[in-ur-tns, ih-nur-]

noun Acoustics.

the effect of inertia in an acoustic system, an impeding of the transmission of sound through the system.

Nearby words

  1. inerrantism,
  2. inerrantly,
  3. inerratic,
  4. inert,
  5. inert gas,
  6. inertia,
  7. inertia force,
  8. inertia selling,
  9. inertia time,
  10. inertia-reel seat belt

Origin of inertance


Also called acoustic inertance, acoustic mass.

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