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ɪmˈpid nsimpedance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electric resistance, electrical resistance, impedance, resistance, resistivity, ohmic resistance(noun)

    a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms


  1. impedance(Noun)

    A measure of the opposition to the flow of an alternating current in a circuit; the aggregation of its resistance, inductive and capacitive reactance. Represented by the symbol Z.

  2. impedance(Noun)

    a measure of opposition to motion of something subjected to a force.

  3. impedance(Noun)

    the sound pressure divided by the particle velocity and the surface area through which an acoustic wave propagates.

  4. impedance(Noun)

    a measure of the opposition caused by differences between two paradigms, especially between object-oriented development and relational databases

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Impedance

    The ratio of any impressed electro-motive force to the current which it produces in a conductor. For steady currents it is only the resistance. For variable currents it may include besides resistance inductance and permittance. It is the sum of all factors opposing a current, both ohmic and spurious resistances. It is often determined and expressed as ohms. Synonym--Apparent Resistance--Virtual Resistance.

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  1. Alex
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How to say impedance in sign language?

  1. impedance


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impedance in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impedance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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