- the right or authority to enter
- the act of giving entrance
- the reciprocal of impedance, usually measured in siemens. It can be expressed as a complex quantity, the real part of which is the conductance and the imaginary part the susceptance
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ad•mit•tance /ædˈmɪtns/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- [uncountable] permission to enter:couldn't gain admittance to the embassy.
ad•mit•tance (ad mit′ns),USA pronunciation n.
- permission or right to enter:admittance into the exhibit room.
- an act of admitting.
- actual entrance.
- Electricitythe measure of the ability of a circuit to conduct an alternating current, consisting of two components, conductance and susceptance;
the reciprocal of impedance, expressed in mhos. Symbol: Y
- admit + -ance 1585–95
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged access. See entrance 1.
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admittance /ədˈmɪtəns/ n
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