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conductive

[kuh n-duhk-tiv] /kənˈdʌk tɪv/
adjective
1.
having the property or capability of conducting.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin conduct(us) (see conduct) + -ive
Related forms
conductively, adverb
nonconductive, adjective
unconductive, adjective
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conductive

/kənˈdʌktɪv/
adjective
1.
of, denoting, or having the property of conduction
Derived Forms
conductively, adverb
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Word Origin and History for more conductive

conductive

adj.

1520s, from conduct + -ive. Physics sense is from 1840. Related: Conductivity (1837).

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