Con`duc*tiv"i*ty(kn`dk*tv"*t), n. The quality or power of conducting, or of receiving and transmitting, as heat, electricity, etc.; as, the conductivity of a nerve.
(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. --
(Physics), the thermal conductivity when the unit of heat employed is the heat required to raise a unit volume of the substance one degree.
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