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immittance

[ih-mit-ns] /ɪˈmɪt ns/
noun, Electricity
1.
impedance or admittance, used when the distinction between the two is not relevant.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; im(pedance) + (ad)mittance
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Examples 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
immittance
  (ĭ-mĭt'ns)   
  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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