resistivity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1885 1. the longitudinal electrical resistance of a uniform rod of unit length and unit cross-sectional area ; the reciprocal of conductivity 2. capacity for resisting ; resistance

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  • resistivity — [rē΄zis tiv′ə tē, ri zis΄tiv′ə tē] n. 1. property of, capacity for, or tendency toward resistance 2. Elec. resistance per unit of area or volume, measured in ohms per meter: the reciprocal of conductivity …   English World dictionary

  • Resistivity — Electrical resistivity (also known as specific electrical resistance) is a measure of how strongly a material opposes the flow of electric current. A low resistivity indicates a material that readily allows the movement of electrical charge. The… …   Wikipedia

  • resistivity — /ree zis tiv i tee/, n. 1. the power or property of resistance. 2. Also called specific resistance. Elect. the resistance between opposite faces of a one centimeter cube of a given material; ratio of electric intensity to cross sectional area;… …   Universalium

  • resistivity — savitoji elektrinė varža statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, išreiškiamas iš formulės E = ρJ; čia E – elektrinio lauko stiprio vektorius, J – elektros srovės tankio vektorius, ρ – savitoji elektrinė varža.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • resistivity — savitoji elektrinė varža statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, skaitine verte lygus kubo pavidalo laidininko, kurio briaunos ilgis 1 m, varžai. atitikmenys: angl. electric resistivity; resistivity; specific resistance …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • resistivity — savitoji elektrinė varža statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dydis, skaitine verte lygus varžai kubo pavidalo laidininko, kurio briaunos ilgis 1 m. atitikmenys: angl. resistivity; specific electrical resistance rus. удельное электрическое… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • resistivity — savitoji varža statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. resistivity; specific resistance vok. spezifischer Widerstand, m rus. удельное сопротивление, n pranc. résistance spécifique, f; résistivité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • resistivity — noun a) In general, the resistance to electric current of a material. In particular, the degree to which a material resists the flow of electricity or heat. b) The reciprocal of conductivity. SI unit (electricity): ohm metre (Ω m) …   Wiktionary

  • resistivity — A measure of a material s resistance to the passage of electrical current; the reciprocal of conductivity. [L. re sito, to withstand] * * * re·sis·tiv·i·ty ri .zis tiv ət ē, .rē n, pl ties the longitudinal electrical resistance of a uniform rod… …   Medical dictionary

  • resistivity — re·sis·tiv·i·ty || ‚rɪːzɪ stɪvÉ™tɪ n. ability to resist; resistance, quality of a conductor which resists an electrical current (Electricity) …   English contemporary dictionary

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