conductivity(redirected from conductivities)
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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.
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
The ability or power to transfer heat, electricity, or sound by conduction.
conductivity[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] N → conductividad f
conductivity[ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪti] n (ELECTRICITY, ELECTRONICS) → conductivité f
n (Phys, Physiol) → Leitfähigkeit f