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[ih-mit-ns] /ɪˈmɪt ns/
noun, Electricity
impedance or admittance, used when the distinction between the two is not relevant.
Origin of immittance
1945-50; im(pedance) + (ad)mittance Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for immittance
  • Principles of acoustic immittance and acoustic transfer functions.
  • Normal middle-ear function was verified by means of immittance measures.
  • Acoustic immittance results indicated normal middle ear pressure and mobility.
immittance in Science
  1. Electrical impedance or admittance.

  2. In acoustic testing, the ease with which sound travels from one medium to another, as from air to bone.

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