A measure of a material's ability to conduct electric charge; the reciprocal of the resistance.(noun)
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Use "conductance" in a sentence
"A lead attached to her finger measures "skin conductance," the amount of perspiration on the skin, another physiological sign of stress."
"In this case the pre-recorded data were of things like the spontaneous fluctuations of human skin conductance and heart rate and gerbil's use of an exercise wheel."
"Healing Rhythms comes with the Iom biofeedback unit, which measures your skin conductance and heart rate variability."