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  • (physics) The ability of a material to conduct electricity, heat or sound.
  • The reciprocal of resistivity.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Con`duc*tiv"i*ty (k&obreve;n`dŭk*t&ibreve;v"&ibreve;*t&ybreve;), n. The quality or power of conducting, or of receiving and transmitting, as heat, electricity, etc.; as, the conductivity of a nerve.

Thermal conductivity(Physics), the quantity of heat that passes in unit time through unit area of a plate whose thickness is unity, when its opposite faces differ in temperature by one degree.J. D. Everett. - - Thermometic conductivity(Physics), the thermal conductivity when the unit of heat employed is the heat required to raise a unit volume of the substance one degree.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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