# reactance

[ree-ak-tuh ns]

## Origin of reactance

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The combined effect of resistance and reactance is called impedance.

PhysicsWillis Eugene Tower

Reactance is the effect of self-induction in hindering the flow of current.

PhysicsWillis Eugene Tower

Impedance, however, does not equal the sum of resistance and reactance.

PhysicsWillis Eugene Tower

The degree to which the current is opposed by the capacity is the reactance of that capacity for that frequency.

Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1Kempster Miller

The degree in which any current is opposed by inductance is termed the reactance of that inductance.

Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1Kempster Miller

## reactance

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