acoustic reactance

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acoustic reactance - 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
resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion
References in periodicals archive ?
It will be shown that selected harmonics are likely to be reinforced by vocal tract acoustic reactance, which peaks near a formant but not exactly at the formant frequency.