# conductance

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## con·duc·tance

(kən-dŭk′təns)
n.
1. Symbol G A measure of a material's ability to conduct electric charge; the reciprocal of the resistance.
2. Thermal conductance.

## conductance

(kənˈdʌktəns)
n
(General Physics) the ability of a system to conduct electricity, measured by the ratio of the current flowing through the system to the potential difference across it; the reciprocal of resistance. It is measured in reciprocal ohms, mhos, or siemens. Symbol: G

## con•duct•ance

(kənˈdʌk təns)

n.
(esp. in alternating current) the conducting power of a conductor, equal to the real part of the admittance, and, in a circuit with no reactance, equal to the reciprocal of the resistance. Symbol: G
[1880–85]

## con·duc·tance

(kən-dŭk′təns)
A measure of the ability of a material to carry an electric charge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 conductance - a material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistanceelectrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
Translations
konduktanssisähkönjohtavuus
konduktancijavodljivost
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On the contrary, for a nonlinear (or harmonic producing) load under the same voltage case, the load's balanced conductances calculated for the harmonics a part from fundamental one have the considerable values due to the fact that the load injects current harmonics, which is extremely higher than the respective voltage harmonics.
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Plant conductances were expressed per leaf area, and [Mathematical Expression Omitted] was set to the mean [k.
She doesn't rule out the slower conductances, however.
Consistent with previous work conducted on a variety of cell types, including cardiac myocytes and neurons, we found that quinine and quinidine block a number of voltage-gated conductances in the horizontal cells, including those selective for potassium, sodium, and calcium ions.
avg]) are functions of the respective conductances and P(C) is the distribution function representing the probability of finding a path between a node and its adjacent node occupied by a conducting metal particle, or the polymer.
Theory predicts that wires of the same dimension and composition would show slightly different conductances, reflecting differences in the positions of the impurity atoms responsible for scattering the electron waves in each sample.
Grain yield in wheat has been associated with increased leaf conductance for a range of fall-sown cultivars in Israel (Shimshi and Ephrat, 1975), and among genotypes grown under hot, irrigated conditions (Lu et al.

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