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re·ac·tance (X),

(rē-ak'tănts),
The weakening of an alternating electric current by passage through a coil of wire or a condenser.

re·ac·tance

(X) (rē-ak'tăns)
1. The weakening of an alternating electric current by passage through a coil of wire or a condenser.
2. In psychology, emotional response to pressure in which someone acts against rules and regulations that restrict particular behaviors.
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A method called ORMEL96 uses the motor's nameplate data as well as statistical data, including assumed stator and rotor leakage reactance ratio, stray load loss, friction and windage losses, locked rotor current, and stator winding resistance, to compute these circuit parameters without field measurements (Kueck et al.
The motor reactive power (Q) includes the reactive power in the magnetizing reactance ([X.