admittance

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admittance (plural admittances)

  1. The act of admitting.
  2. Permission to enter, the power or right of entrance.
  3. Actual entrance, reception.
  4. (euphemistic, hypocoristic) The vulva, especially the labia majora.
    • 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Part 2
      He tries again, still no admittance, still no penetration; but he had hurt me yet more, whilst my extreme love made me bear extreme pain, almost without a groan.
  5. (UK, law) The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate.
  6. (physics) The reciprocal of impedance

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