Conductance meaning

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A measure of a material's ability to conduct electric charge; the reciprocal of the resistance.
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Thermal conductance.
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The ability of a component to conduct electricity, measured in siemens and equal to the ratio of the current to the voltage: it is the reciprocal of resistance: symbol, G.
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A measure of the ability of a material to carry electric current. For direct current, conductance is called conductivity and is equal to 1/R, where R is the resistance of the material. For alternating current, conductance is called admittance . Conductance is measured in mhos.
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A measure of the ability of a substance to allow electric current to pass through in relation to the applied voltage (E). Conductance is the reciprocal of resistance (R), as measured in ohms ( ). Conductance is measured in mhos, which is ohms spelled backwards. (Isn't that clever?)
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(physics) A measure of the ability of a body to conduct electricity; the reciprocal of its resistance.
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SI unit: siemen (S)
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