Definition of conductive in English:



  • 1Having the property of conducting something (especially heat or electricity)

    ‘to induce currents in conductive coils’
    • ‘A conductive gate electrode is formed over a second dielectric layer overlying the channel region.’
    • ‘For internally heated salt baths, natural gas flame torches having a moderate flame are effective in melting a pool of molten salt for a conductive path between electrodes.’
    • ‘The thick film conductive bonding material forms a conductive pad at each bonding location.’
    • ‘Liquid crystal display device with transparent conductive film between pixel electrodes and signal or scanning lines’
    • ‘The conductive sections work as heat conductive channels between the wiring board and the semiconductor device.’
    • ‘The company's electrically conductive adhesive can bond electrical components that could be damaged by a hot solder.’
    • ‘The bottom layer of the molecular electronic device is transparent glass coated with a conductive material.’
    • ‘Further, the pixel electrode overlaps the transparent conductive film for the common electrode to form a storage capacitor.’
    • ‘Most people are familiar with electrically conductive and non-conductive materials.’
    • ‘Imagine that conductive electrodes are then attached to the surfaces and connected through an ammeter having a low internal resistance.’
    • ‘A first layer of insulating material is formed on the first layer of the electrically conductive material.’
    • ‘Resistance soldering can be applied to electrically conductive materials that allow the passage of electric current.’
    • ‘Still, the current density accommodated by conductive adhesives fell short of what's needed to support power-hungry devices like processors.’
    • ‘The part uses a thermally conductive polycarbonate to draw heat away from the controller and dissipate it into the surrounding air.’
    • ‘Despite concerns about the use of conductive irrigation solutions with electrosurgical devices, saline is the most common irrigant used.’
    • ‘In their collaborative project, Bennett designs the molecules and Tysoe studies the nature of surface interactions and their conductive properties.’
    • ‘A return electrode is positioned in electrical contact with the second electrically conductive fluid.’
    • ‘The recess is filled with an electrically conductive material.’
    • ‘Under most circumstances, the matter in stars is so highly electrically conductive that magnetic fields can survive for millions or billions of years.’
    • ‘A displacement material is deposited over the recessed conductive material.’
    1. 1.1Relating to conduction.
      • ‘In an emergency in the cold, conductive heat loss may be forgotten, with the casualty being well covered with blankets but continuing to lie with nothing between him and the ground.’
      • ‘The use of additives ensures that conductive properties are present throughout the entire part and do not wear off with use.’
      • ‘The simulation of conductive hearing impairment by occluding the ear with a finger suggested by Weatherall is the basis of the Bing test.’
      • ‘Makers of electric components will want to know the dielectric or conductive properties of their thin films.’
      • ‘The testing involves a model of a human head filled with a liquid designed to have similar conductive properties to the brain.’