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resistivity

resistivity

noun re·sis·tiv·i·ty \ri-ˌzis-ˈti-və-tē, ˌrē-\
plural re·sis·tiv·i·ties

Definition of RESISTIVITY

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

First Known Use of RESISTIVITY

1885

resistivity

noun re·sis·tiv·i·ty \ri-ˌzis-ˈtiv-ət-ē, ˌrē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural re·sis·tiv·i·ties

Medical Definition of RESISTIVITY

:  the longitudinal electrical resistance of a uniform rod of unit length and unit cross-sectional area :  the reciprocal of conductivity

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