COEFFICIENT OF CONDUCTIVITY OF HEAT.
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A number expressing the absolute or relative quantity of heat which passes in a unit of time through a plate of that substance of unit thickness and unit area whose surfaces are maintained in constant temperatures differing from one another by one degree. This applies equally to the conductivity of electricity.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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