acoustic reactance meaning

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  • Noun: acoustic reactance
    1. Opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imaginary component
      - acoustic resistance, acoustic impedance

    Type of: resistance

    Encyclopedia: Acoustic reactance

  • [Electronics]
    Unit, ACOUSTIC OHM. The imaginary-number component of ACOUSTIC IMPEDANCE. It can take the form of ACOUSTIC CAPACITANCE or ACOUSTIC INDUCTANCE.


  1. Acoustic reactance represents, as well, the pressure that is out of phase with the motion and causes no average energy transfer.

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