superconductive

adjective
su·​per·​con·​duc·​tive | \ ˌsü-pər-kən-ˈdək-tiv How to pronounce superconductive (audio) \

Definition of superconductive

: having no electrical resistance : exhibiting superconductivity superconductive materials could be used to build superpowerful magnets, highly efficient electric motors and loss-free electric transmission lines, if only it were economical to do so.Predicasts Technology Update

First Known Use of superconductive

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superconductive was in 1913

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“Superconductive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superconductive. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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