conductance


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Related to conductance: Thermal conductance, equivalent conductance, Electrical conductance, specific conductance

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:
Noun1.conductance - a material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
Translations
konduktanssisähkönjohtavuus
konduktancijavodljivost
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