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capacitive reactance

noun, Electricity
1.
the opposition of capacitance to alternating current, equal to the reciprocal of the product of the angular frequency of the current times the capacitance. Symbol: X C.
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  • capacitive reactance is measured in ohms, as is inductive reactance.

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