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permeance

[pur-mee-uh ns] /ˈpɜr mi əns/
noun
1.
the act of permeating.
2.
the conducting power of a magnetic circuit for magnetic flux; the reciprocal of magnetic reluctance.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; perme(ant) + -ance
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Examples for permeance
  • To date, a high-temperature permeance measurement system has been designed, built and tested.
  • permeance is measured as a function of average pressure.
British Dictionary definitions for permeance

permeance

/ˈpɜːmɪəns/
noun
1.
the act of permeating
2.
the reciprocal of the reluctance of a magnetic circuit Λ
Derived Forms
permeant, adjective, noun
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