resistivity


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re·sis·tiv·i·ty

 (rē′zĭs-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. re·sis·tiv·i·ties
1. The capacity for or tendency toward resistance.
2. Electricity An intrinsic property of a material that is measured as its resistance to current per unit length for a uniform cross section.

resistivity

(ˌriːzɪsˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. (General Physics) the electrical property of a material that determines the resistance of a piece of given dimensions. It is equal to RA/l, where R is the resistance, A the cross-sectional area, and l the length, and is the reciprocal of conductivity. It is measured in ohms. Symbol: ρ Former name: specific resistance
2. the power or capacity to resist; resistance

re•sis•tiv•i•ty

(ˌri zɪsˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n.
1. the power or property of resistance.
2. electrical resistance measured as a function of a given volume or area.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resistivity - a material's opposition to the flow of electric currentresistivity - a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
ohmage - the ohmic resistance of a conductor
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