- having the property or capability of conducting.
Origin of conductive
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Examples from the Web for conductive
It will be observed that I have produced one cell which was 337.5 times as conductive in hazy sunlight as in dark.
Most of the transmitters in use, however, depend solely upon carbon as the conductive material of the variable-resistance element.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1
Hence the deflection produced by these metals is due to their diamagnetic, and not to their conductive capacity.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
In the photophone the conductive wire has already been dispensed with, and a ray of light is used in its place.The Arena
That is, the neurones are laid in conductive series, the far end of one apposed to the near end of its precursor.
- of, denoting, or having the property of conduction
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Word Origin and History for conductive
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