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Definition of the noun susceptibility

What does susceptibility mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: susceptibilities

  1. the state of being susceptible; easily affected

Alternative definition of the noun susceptibility


  1. the condition of being susceptible; vulnerability
  2. emotional sensitivity
  3. [physics] electric susceptibility, a measure of how easily a dielectric polarizes in response to an external electric field (compare permittivity).

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Google previewOptical Propagation in Linear Media (2006)

Atmospheric Gases and Particles, Solid-State Components, and Water by Michael E. Thomas

The frequency-domain susceptibility is the Fourier transform of the time- domain susceptibility (Eq. 2.35) and becomes χ(ω)...

The real part of the susceptibility is an even function of ω, and the imaginary part is an odd function.

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

The magnetic susceptibility is a complicated, and sometimes hysteretic, function of the temperature.

Magnetic susceptibility is a structure-sensitive quantity in ferromagnets, so its magnitude may vary over a wide range for one and the same ...

Google previewThe Earth's Magnetism (2006)

An Introduction for Geologists by Roberto Lanza, Antonio Meloni

Magnetic Susceptibility Magnetic susceptibility is the first parameter to consider: it enables to classify minerals in the three ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

GENETICS: MH susceptibility is a heritable disorder of skeletal muscle calcium homeostasis most commonly inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion in 50% of cases. There is significant clinical variability due to incomplete penetrance and ...

Google previewHealth Communication in the 21st Century (2012)

by Kevin B. Wright, Lisa Sparks, H. Dan O'Hair

The good news about these more modern times in terms of our disease susceptibility is that thanks to scientific advances people do live much longer, with the average life span for women around 76 and for men around 74 years. Another bit of ...

Google previewAdvances in Virus Research (1992)

Superimposed on the effect of defectiveness on ecotropic provirus expression and ADPM susceptibility is the possibility that only certain ecotropic proviruses become expressed in motor neurons or that only certain ecotropic proviruses can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

The magnetic susceptibility isrelated to the concentration and grain size of ferromagnetic...

The volumetric magnetic susceptibility of thesample (κ)is the magnetization acquired per unit field(eqn[1]). In the MKS ( meters, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research (2009)

Susceptibility. and. Plasma. Energy. Metabolites. in. Adult. EL. Mice. Although theKD is used largely for the management ofrefractory epilepsy inchildren, the KDcan also be effective in managing seizures in adults.Inaddition to evaluating the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics (2011)

by Harsh Gupta

Only for isotropic substances the induced magnetization is strictly parallel to the applied field, and the magnetic susceptibility is a scalar. In the general case of anisotropic media, like minerals and rocks, the induced magnetization is not ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

susceptibility. 1. ( magnetic susceptibility). Symbol: Xm. A measure of the extent to which a ...

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Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius. (Henry B. Adams)
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Scrabble value of S1U1S1C3E1P3T1I1B3I1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 14-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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