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[suh-sep-tuh ns]
noun Electricity.
  1. the imaginary component of admittance, equal to the quotient of the negative of the reactance divided by the sum of the squares of the reactance and resistance. Symbol: B
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Origin of susceptance

First recorded in 1905–10; suscept(ibility) + -ance
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British Dictionary definitions for susceptance


  1. physics the imaginary component of the admittance
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Word Origin

C19: from suscept (ibility) + -ance
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