resistivity

noun re·sis·tiv·i·ty \ ri-ˌzi-ˈsti-və-tē , ˌrē- \

Definition of resistivity

plural resistivities
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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First Known Use of resistivity

1885

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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resistivity

noun re·sis·tiv·i·ty \ ri-ˌzis-ˈtiv-ət-ē, ˌrē- \

medical Definition of resistivity

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

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