superconductivity

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noun su·per·con·duc·tiv·i·ty \-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈti-və-tē, -kən-\

Definition of superconductivity

  1. :  a complete disappearance of electrical resistance in a substance especially at very low temperatures

superconductor

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1913

First Known Use of superconductivity

1913


SUPERCONDUCTIVITY Defined for English Language Learners

superconductivity

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noun su·per·con·duc·tiv·i·ty \-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈti-və-tē, -kən-\

Definition of superconductivity for English Language Learners

  • : the ability of something (such as a metal) to allow electricity to flow through it easily especially at very low temperatures


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