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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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Example sentences from the Web for conductor
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
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
The instant when it ends, and the conductor lowers his arms, becomes more fraught than it has any right to be.
Mrs. Reed, the former slave and conductor on the Underground Railroad?Tracy Chevalier’s Novel on Ohio’s Underground Railroad|Jane Ciabattari|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“This, signora, is the prisoner of whom I told you,” said my conductor by way of introduction.Under the Meteor Flag|Harry Collingwood
Our party made this specimen "hump himself," as the conductor said.Roughing It|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He did not buy his ticket from the agent; the conductor would supply him, and when the long train rolled in he got aboard.Northwest!|Harold Bindloss
You know very well that I am not in your confidence, nor in that of the conductor of the journal.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6)|Thomas Moore
There would have been further riot and bloodshed on this consecrated ground had our conductor proposed to attempt it then.The Ship Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
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.)