Origin of conductor
OTHER WORDS FROM conductorcon·duc·to·ri·al [kon-duhk-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectivecon·duc·tor·ship, nounmul·ti·con·duc·tor, adjectivepre·con·duc·tor, noun
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The deadly Rice Fire in 2007 was caused by a Sycamore branch falling on overhead SDG&E conductors igniting a huge brush fire.Regulators Approve SDG&E Wildfire Plan Despite Serious Flaw|MacKenzie Elmer|September 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Like any good conductor, however, the Kennedy Center pivoted gracefully, transforming a portion of the REACH outdoor space into Victura Park.
As Hastings writes, Netflix is less like a perfectly synchronized orchestra, with a conductor directing how musicians should hit a note or hold a beat.What if Your Company Had No Rules? (Bonus Episode)|Maria Konnikova|September 12, 2020|Freakonomics
Janssen’s Thakkar, who sees himself as a conductor of sorts, reflected, “The value is in the data, but the power is in the orchestration of customer engagement using traditional and predictive insights.”E-learning? There’s a database for that. Real-time data? That, too|Jason Sparapani|August 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I will be a conductor of an orchestra, and the classroom will be my concert hall again.I Tried to Cut Out the Distance in Distance Learning – Here’s What Happened|Thomas Courtney|July 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He mistrusted the “shish-kebab temperament” of the conductor, the Armenian Alexander Melik-Pashayev.
Ninety-Sixth Street marks the first delay of the trip, the cause of which is lost in a garbled announcement from the conductor.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dawkins is an adept cultural fire-conductor; the title of his bestselling book The God Delusion gives a clear indicator why.
Despite attempts to signal the conductor, the train was unable to stop in time, and it crashed into the derailed cars.The Five Deadliest Train Derailments in U.S. History|The Daily Beast|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Shields went as far as hiring a real conductor to steer a train directly at the actress to get his memorable shot.Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields Exposes ‘The Dirty Side of Glamour’|Justin Jones|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With unbreathing silence, and a heart into which all that was man within him was summoned, he followed his conductor.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A car conductor is instructed to treat passengers civilly and to use no harsh means with them, save in extreme cases.
His principal surely would not be liable, though the conductor doubtless would be.
The cylinder and steam-pipes were surrounded with sawdust about 20 inches in thickness, as a non-conductor of heat.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Do not continually pester either your companion or the conductor with questions, such as "Where are we now?"The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for conductor
Derived forms of conductorconductorship, nounconductress (kənˈdʌktrɪs), fem n
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A material through which electric current (see also current) can pass. In general, metals are good conductors. Copper or aluminum is normally used to conduct electricity in commercial and household systems. (Compare insulator.)