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Conductor

Con`duct´or   Pronunciation: kǒn`dŭk´tẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, conducts; a leader; a commander; a guide; a manager; a director.
Zeal, the blind conductor of the will.
- Dryden.
2.One in charge of a public conveyance, as of a railroad train or a street car.
3.(Mus.) The leader or director of an orchestra or chorus.
4.(Physics) A substance or body capable of being a medium for the transmission of certain forces, esp. heat or electricity; specifically, a lightning rod.
5.(Surg.) A grooved sound or staff used for directing instruments, as lithontriptic forceps, etc.; a director.
6.(Arch.) Same as Leader.
Prime conductor
(Elec.) the largest conductor of an electrical machine, serving to collect, accumulate, or retain the electricity.
Noun1.Conductorconductor - the person who leads a musical group
2.conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
3.conductor - a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
Antonyms:
dielectric, insulator, nonconductor - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
4.conductor - the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
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