Electrical Conductivity

Science / Chemistry / Electrical Conductivity: A measure of how easily an electric current can pass through a material. The conductivity is the reciprocal of the resistance. The SI unit of conductance is the siemens.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Technology / Computers / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): A non-profit professional organization with 365,000 members in 150 countries, dedicated to the advancement of technology related to electricity and electrical components. IEEE forms groups for the est MORE

Hydraulic Conductivity

Science / Geology / Hydraulic Conductivity: A measure of the permeability of a rock or soil: the volume of flow through a unit surface in unit time with unit hydraulic pressure difference as the driving force. MORE

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)

Health / Fitness / Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA): A method of measuring your body fat in which you lie on your back while a signal travels from an electrode on your foot to an electrode on your hand. The slower the signal, the more fat you have. MORE

NEC (National Electrical Code)

Business / Construction / NEC (National Electrical Code): A set of rules governing safe wiring methods. Local codes—which are backed by law—may differ from the NEC in some ways. MORE

Pigtails, Electrical

Business / Construction / Pigtails, Electrical: The electric cord that the electrician provides and installs on an appliance such as a garbage disposal, dishwasher, or range hood. MORE

Trim (Plumbing, Heating, Electrical)

Business / Construction / Trim (Plumbing, Heating, Electrical): The work that the 'mechanical' contractors perform to finish their respective aspects of work, and when the home is nearing completion and occupancy. MORE