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pyroconductivity

[pahy-ruh-kon-duhk-tiv-i-tee]
noun Electricity.
  1. conductivity brought about by the application of heat, especially in solids that are not conductors at normal temperatures.
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pyroconductivity

noun
  1. conductivity that can be induced in certain solids by heating them
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