WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
con•duct•ance  (kən duktəns),USA pronunciation n. [Elect.]
  1. Electricitythe conducting power, esp. the power to conduct alternating current, of a conductor, equal to the real part of the admittance, and in a circuit with no reactance equal to the reciprocal of the resistance. Symbol: G
  • conduct + -ance 1880–85


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

conductance /kənˈdʌktəns/ n
  1. the ability of a system to conduct electricity, measured by the ratio of the current flowing through the system to the potential difference across it; the reciprocal of resistance. It is measured in reciprocal ohms, mhos, or siemens
    Symbol: G



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