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permeance Line breaks: per|me¦ance
Pronunciation: /ˈpəːmɪəns/

Definition of permeance in English:


The property of allowing the passage of lines of magnetic flux.
Example sentences
  • Even though the partition coefficients were in the same order of magnitude, permeances varied by a factor of 3940.
  • Temperature is the predominant physical factor influencing the permeance of a barrier.
  • Maximum effects of temperature were calculated dividing the permeance measured at 55°C by the permeance at 10°C.

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