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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The transmission of heat or electricity or sound.

Usage examples (38)
  • It was known that some of these oxides may conduct electricity, but their conductivity is normally very limited.
  • Sensors for "skin conductivity," says Bulgrin, check for "almost imperceptible amount of perspiration, which you might not feel but the probes can identify."
  • Results indicate the cement’s electrical conductivity is on par with that of manganese at room temperature.
  • The new EPA guidelines were designed to gauge the health of nearby streams based on their levels of conductivity, which is an indicator of water's purity. for more
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