[ad-mit-ns] /ædˈmɪt ns/
permission or right to enter:
admittance into the exhibit room.
an act of .
Electricity. the measure of the ability of a circuit to conduct an alternating current, consisting of two components, conductance and susceptance; the reciprocal of impedance, expressed in mhos. Symbol: Y.
the right or authority to enter
the act of giving entrance
(electrical engineering) the reciprocal of impedance, usually measured in siemens. It can be expressed as a complex quantity, the real part of which is the conductance and the imaginary part the susceptance y
1580s, “the action of admitting,” formed in English from admit + -ance (if from Latin, it would have been *admittence; French uses accès in this sense). Used formerly in senses where admission now prevails. Admissure was used in this sense from mid-15c.
A measure of the ability of a circuit or component to allow current flow when exposed to AC voltages (its AC conductance). It is equal to the reciprocal of the impedance of the circuit, just as conductivity is equal to the reciprocal of resistance, and is similarly measured in mhos.
- Read my lips
sentence Iam thinking but not uttering something obscene, insulting, or otherwise not for the public ear: Psst. Hey, parents! Read my lips verb phrase You seem to be too stupid to understand what I’m saying, so look at me very attentively and try (1980s+) interjection Be careful; look out (1916+)
[reed-ohn-lee] /ˈridˈoʊn li/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or relating to files or memory that can be read but cannot normally be changed.
- Read-only memory
noun, Computers. 1. .
- Read-only user
jargon Describes a luser who uses computers almost exclusively for reading Usenet, bulletin boards, and/or electronic mail, rather than writing code or purveying useful information. See twink, terminal junkie, lurker. [Jargon File] (1995-02-28)