Definition of admittance in English:

admittance

Syllabification: ad·mit·tance
Pronunciation: /ədˈmitns
 
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noun

1The process or fact of entering or being allowed to enter a place or institution: people were unable to gain admittance to the hall
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  • Despite desperate attempts by the Carlow branch of the ISPCA to gain admittance to the site to save the birds, remarkably no one in county Carlow had a key to open the site's locked gates.
  • The unfairness of it is even further emphasised when it comes to people queuing to gain admittance to nightclubs or pubs.
  • In particular, the attempts of women to gain admittance to professional bodies have been documented in detail.
Synonyms
entry, right of entry, admission, entrance, access, right of access, ingress;
entrée
2 Physics A measure of electrical conduction, numerically equal to the reciprocal of the impedance.
More example sentences
  • A simple elastic model was then used to calculate theoretical admittance for different elastic thicknesses.

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