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conductive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Physics
conductivecon‧duc‧tive /kənˈdʌktɪv/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HPable to conduct electricity, heat etc opp non-conductive 🔊 Copper is a very conductive metal.conductivity /ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvəti $ ˌkɑːn-/ noun [uncountable]
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conductiveAt ordinary temperatures the material is quite conductive.In the conductive atmosphere around the fort, General Bradley immediately found out about the plot.In addition, conductive education does offer higher expectations than those to which special education has aspired.So, what kind of a world does conductive education envisage?More importantly, by castigating conductive education he obscures some very important implications that the method has for the West.So what is this conductive education that the furore is all about?It now appears that radioactive heating would be less important than conductive heating from the core, allowing a faster cycle time.The two main ways of converting the rotation of the internal rollers to electrical signals are partially conductive wheels and optical discs.
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