Definition of resistivity in English:


Syllabification: re·sis·tiv·i·ty
Pronunciation: /riˌzisˈtivətē


  • A measure of the resisting power of a specified material to the flow of an electric current.
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    • The lower sheet resistivity also reduces the current crowding, which would otherwise give rise to excessive non-uniform device self-heating under high DC operation.
    • Water was drawn only when the measured specific resistivity was 18.2 M ohm cm, indicating that the maximal grade of purity had been reached.
    • Measuring electrical resistivity in soil and rock turns out to be quite useful.

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