[ suh-sep-tuh ns ]
/ səˈsɛp təns /

noun Electricity.

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

Words nearby susceptance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for susceptance

/ (səˈsɛptəns) /


physics the imaginary component of the admittance

Word Origin for susceptance

C19: from suscept (ibility) + -ance
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