impedance

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(im-pēd′ăns )

[L. impedire, to hinder]
The resistance met by alternating currents in passing through a conductor. Impedance consists of resistance, reactance, inductance, or capacitance. The resistance due to the inductive and condenser characteristics of a circuit is called reactance.

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(im-pēd′ăns )

[L. impedire, to hinder]
The resistance met by alternating currents in passing through a conductor. Impedance consists of resistance, reactance, inductance, or capacitance. The resistance due to the inductive and condenser characteristics of a circuit is called reactance.

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