intransitive verb Date: 1952 to exhibit superconductivity • superconductive adjective

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  • superconduct — “+ intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from superconductivity : to exhibit superconductivity * * * superconduct /soo or sū pər kən duktˈ/ intransitive verb To conduct electricity without resistance ORIGIN: ↑super (3) • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • superconduct — su·per·conduct …   English syllables

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