Definition of resistivity in English:

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Pronunciation: /riˌzisˈtivədē/


A measure of the resisting power of a specified material to the flow of an electric current.
Example sentences
  • 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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