Meaning of REACTANCE in English
add. ·noun the influence of a coil of wire upon an alternating current passing through it, tending to choke or diminish the current, or the similar influence of a condenser; inductive resistance. reactance is measured in ohms. the reactance of a circuit is equal to the component of the impressed electro-motive force at right angles to the current divided by the current, that is, the component of the impedance due to the self-inductance or capacity of the circuit.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012