1. reactance

noun. opposition to the flow of electric current resulting from inductance and capacitance (rather than resistance).

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Example sentences of the word reactance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ammeters work to measure electrical current by measuring the current through a set of coils with a very low resistance and inductive reactance.

2. Verb, base form
Split-phase motors are a type of AC motor that uses small-gage starting winding and different resistance to reactance ratios.

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