Origin of conductivity
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This to some extent impairs the conductivity of the circuit.
Great divergence is shown in the results of experiments in the conductivity of wood.Seasoning of Wood
Joseph B. Wagner
In testing some materials for conductivity the leaves are found to diverge gradually.Physics
Willis Eugene Tower
In general, the lower the temperature the greater the conductivity.
The tonic condition of a tissue has an influence on conductivity.Life Movements in Plants
Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
- Also called: conduction the property of transmitting heat, electricity, or sound
- a measure of the ability of a substance to conduct electricity; the reciprocal of resistivity
- in the case of a solution, the electrolytic conductivity is the current density divided by the electric field strength, measured in siemens per metreFormerly called: specific conductance
- See thermal conductivity
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- The ability or power to conduct or transmit heat, electricity, or sound.
- The ability of a body structure to transmit an electric impulse, especially the ability of a nerve to transmit a wave of excitation.
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- The ability to transfer heat, electricity, or sound by conduction.
- See conductance.
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