retentivity

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re·ten·tiv·i·ty

 (rē′tĕn-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n.
1.
a. The quality or state of being retentive.
b. Capacity or power of retaining.
2. Physics The capacity for a body to remain magnetized after the magnetizing field has ceased to exert an effect.

retentivity

(ˌriːtɛnˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. the state or quality of being retentive
2. (General Physics) physics another name for remanence

re•ten•tiv•i•ty

(ˌri tɛnˈtɪv ɪ ti)

n.
1. the power to retain.
2. the ability to retain magnetization after the removal of the magnetizing force.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retentivity - the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger"
faculty, mental faculty, module - one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
recollection, remembrance, anamnesis - the ability to recall past occurrences
2.retentivity - the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired
acquisitiveness - strong desire to acquire and possess
3.retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
impermeability, impermeableness - the property of something that cannot be pervaded by a liquid
urinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladder; "he has a problem with urinary retention"