Definitions for retentivityˌri tɛnˈtɪv ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity(noun)

    the power of retaining and recalling past experience

    "he had a good memory when he was younger"

  2. retentiveness, retentivity(noun)

    the property of retaining possessions that have been acquired

  3. retentiveness, retentivity, retention(noun)

    the power of retaining liquid

    "moisture retentivity of soil"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. retentivity(Noun)

    The ability to retain, potential for retention

  2. retentivity(Noun)

    The capacity to retain magnetism after the magnetizing action

  3. Origin: From retentive (from ) + -ity

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Retentivity(noun)

    the power of retaining; retentive force; as, the retentivity of a magnet

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Retentivity

    Coercitive or coercive force; by virtue of which steel retains its magnetism. It is the more modern name, "coercive force" as a term being rejected by many. Synonyms--Coercive Force--Coercitive Force.


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