conductivity definition

  • noun:
    • The ability or capacity to perform or transfer heat, electrical energy, or noise.
    • The conductance of a material.
    • Physiology The conductibility of a structure, especially the ability of a nerve to transfer a wave of excitation.
    • the power of a material to carry out electricity, temperature, liquid or sound
    • The reciprocal of resistivity
    • The quality or power of carrying out, or of getting and sending, as temperature, electrical energy, etc..
    • In physics, the power of performing heat, electricity, or sound; the property to be conductive.
    • In physiology, the power of a nerve to perform an impulse.
    • The thermometric conductivity of environment; the alteration in temperature for the atmosphere because calorimetric conductivity. It really is equal to the latter divided because of the particular temperature of a unit volume, or because of the product for the particular heat of a unit size multiplied by the density of the gasoline. Therefore a large amount in the top areas of the environment.
    • the transmission of heat or electricity or noise

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