noun, plural con·duc·tiv·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for conductivity
The conductivity of a solution, like that of a metal conductor, is the reciprocal of its resistance.
Thus, the current indicated by the ammeter is a closely approximate measure of the conductivity of the solution.
From these numbers we can, by help of the equation, calculate the conductivity of the acids for any dilution.
I have previously carried out an electric method of investigation, dealing with the influence of electric current on conductivity.Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
In every case there was a loss of conductivity, and usually in a degree proportioned to the atomic weight of the added ingredient.Inventors at Work|George Iles
British Dictionary definitions for conductivity
noun plural -ties
- 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