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conductance

 [kon-duk´tans]
ability to conduct or transmit, as electricity or other energy or material.
airway conductance in studies of respiration, an expression of the amount of air reaching the alveoli per unit of time per unit of pressure, the reciprocal of airway resistance.
social conductance interaction appropriate to one's environment, making use of manners, respect for personal space, eye contact, gestures, active listening, and self expression; a performance component of occupational therapy.

con·duc·tance (G),

(kon-dŭk'tants),
1. A measure of conductivity; the ratio of the current flowing through a conductor to the difference in potential between the ends of the conductor; the conductance of a circuit is the reciprocal of its resistance.
2. The ease with which a fluid or gas enters and flows through a conduit, air passage, or respiratory tract; the flow per unit pressure difference.

con·duc·tance

(kŏn-dŭk'tăns)
1. A measure of conductivity; the ratio of the current flowing through a conductor to the difference in potential between the ends of the conductor; the conductance of a circuit is the reciprocal of its resistance.
2. The ease with which a fluid or gas enters and flows through a conduit, air passage, or respiratory tract; the flow per unit pressure difference.

conductance

  1. the measure of the ability of a conductor to carry a current, measured in siemens (S) (reciprocal of the ohm [Ω]).
  2. the ability of heat to flow by conduction across an object under a temperature gradient.
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The response of the transpiration, similarly to the stomatal conductance, confirm that it determines the demand that the transpiration rate is potentially subjected, controlling water losses to the environment (Lima et al., 2010; Silva et al., 2015).
In a typical experiment, 10.0 mL of metal ion solution (5.0 x [10.sup.-5] mol.[L.sup.-1]) in acetonitrile was placed in the two wall conductometer glass cell and the conductance of solution was measured.
We have studied conductance fluctuations and hot carrier effects caused by current heating on h-BN/CVD graphene and multilayer graphene as a self-thermometer.
The overburden moderate protection capacity in the northeastern part of the area ranges between 0.4 to0.8 Siemen, while good protective cover delineated with conductance values 0.8 to 3.2 Siemen.
The first, clearly desired improvement, is to remove parasitic soot blow-offs and sudden, large particle signal steps corrupting the conductance trace.
The positive and negative function of noise in the neighborhood of stimulus threshold for a mathematical model of homeostatic regulation of sleep-wake cycles are studied based on a circadian input; the noise is added to the stimulus, the conductance, and the modulation function; the results illustrated that the weak current, conductance, and variable of regulation function noise have significant influence on the transitions between sleep and wakefulness, the bigger amplitude of external current will advance wake time but slightly change sleepy time, and the weak conductance and modulation noise generate seemingly regulation process, but, for the strong noise, the regulation function will lose its effectiveness and even damage the function of the neurons themselves.
By using nth harmonic balanced conductance and nth harmonic balanced susceptance parameters, the balanced current component can be expressed as;
There are three basic levels of conductance at the topical points by a properly calibrated instrument:
The boundary condition for ideal gyrators can be meet, either by choosing an equal conductance in a circuit ([G.sub.1]=[G.sub.2]= ...
Mulching with straw has been reported to improve i] crop water use efficiency [11-12], ii] root biomass [13], root length density and root weight density [14], iii] stomatal conductance, transpiration, and photosynthesis characteristics [13] in addition to iv] grain yield [15].
A conductometric method has been applied to measure the molar conductance of dilute solutions of propionic acid.