conductivity

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soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography Ag , atomic number 47 , silver
counter tube in which an ionizing event increases conductivity crystal counter
material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity dielectric , insulator , nonconductor
measures thermal conductivity katharometer
change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation photoconduction , photoconductivity
substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities semiconducting material , semiconductor
electrical conductivity substance semiconductor
electricity, substance with intermediate conductivity of semiconductor
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