Meaning of conductivity


Pronunciation: (kon"duk-tiv'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the property or power of conducting heat, electricity, or sound.
  2. Also calleda measure of the ability of a given substance to conduct electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the resistance of the substance. Symbol: &sgr;
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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