from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Exhibiting conductivity.
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- adj. Able to conduct electrical current or heat
- adj. of, or relating to conductivity of a material
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the quality or power of conducting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the power or property of conducting: as, conductive bodies. See conductivity.
- Resulting from conduction: as, the conductive discharge of electricity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the quality or power of conducting heat or electricity or sound; exhibiting conductivity
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Timex Indiglo watches, on the other hand, excites a phosphor (zinc sulphide atoms) using a high-voltage field through a thin conductive indium tin oxide layer.
I would add that our materials are also thermally conductive, which is an added benefit depending on the application.
Another procedure, called conductive keratoplasty, was just approved by the FDA.
He points out that there are very few materials that are known to be both transparent and conductive, which is why ITO is still being used despite its drawbacks.
When Lara learned Jackson has Cerebral Palsy, her research took her to something called conductive therapy.
Loss in the low frequencies are called conductive hearing loss.
Tasers, also known as conductive energy weapons, disable people with a 50,000-volt jolt of electricity, and have become increasingly popular with police around the world.
In 2002, Hersh conducted a third, different procedure known as a conductive keratoplasty, or a CK, that helps farsighted patients get better near - and distance vision.
Instead, contributions to informal logic are frequently characterized by contrary assumptions about the goals and methods of informal logic; about the usefulness of fallacies and formal logic as a way to conceptualize ordinary argument; about the proper understanding of the relationship between inductive and "conductive" arguments
Some argue for a basic typology of argument which countenances other kinds of argument that need to be distinguished from inductive genralizations: most frequently, "conductive" and "abductive" arguments.