Conductivity Con`duc*tiv"i*ty (k[o^]n`d[u^]k*t[i^]v"[i^]*t[y^]), n. The quality or power of conducting, or of receiving and transmitting, as heat, electricity, etc.; as, the conductivity of a nerve. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]

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