Meaning of RESISTIVITY in English


/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; reciprocal of conductivity.

[ 1880-85; RESISTIVE + -ITY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .