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impedance

Line breaks: im|ped¦ance
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpiːd(ə)ns
 
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Definition of impedance in English:

noun

The effective resistance of an electric circuit or component to alternating current, arising from the combined effects of ohmic resistance and reactance. See also acoustic impedance.
Example sentences
  • The constant impedance is maintained despite changes in temperature and voltage by using two external resistors to hold the impedances for all the I / O pins, which can number hundreds in the larger parts.
  • An impedance matching circuit is provided for each signal-carrying wire pair of the first and second wire pair sets.
  • The transponder alters the impedance of the tuned circuit in accordance with the coded pattern.

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