What does retentivity mean?

Definitions for retentivityˌri tɛnˈtɪv ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word retentivity.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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 Dictionary

  1. Retentivity(noun)

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

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retentivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retentivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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Translations for retentivity

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  • வைத்திருத்தல்Tamil

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