conductivity


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con·duc·tiv·i·ty

 (kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. con·duc·tiv·i·ties
1. The ability or power to conduct or transmit heat, electricity, or sound.
2. The conductance of a material.
3. Physiology The conductibility of a structure, especially the ability of a nerve to transmit a wave of excitation.

conductivity

(ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (General Physics) Also called: conduction the property of transmitting heat, electricity, or sound
(General Physics) a measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electricity; the reciprocal of resistivity
2. (General Physics) See thermal conductivity

con•duc•tiv•i•ty

(ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the property or power of conducting heat, electricity, or sound.
2. a measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the substance's resistance. Symbol:σ
[1830–40]

con·duc·tiv·i·ty

(kŏn′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
The ability or power to transfer heat, electricity, or sound by conduction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conductivity - the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
Translations
johtavuus
전도성

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] Nconductividad f

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪti] n (ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS)conductivité f

conductivity

n (Phys, Physiol) → Leitfähigkeit f

conductivity

[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] n (Elec, Phys) → conduttività
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