nonconductor

[ non-kuhn-duhk-ter ]
/ ˌnɒn kənˈdʌk tər /

noun

a substance that does not readily conduct heat, sound, or electricity.

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Origin of nonconductor

First recorded in 1745–55; non- + conductor

OTHER WORDS FROM nonconductor

non·con·duct·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nonconductor

nonconductor
/ (ˌnɒnkənˈdʌktə) /

noun

a substance that is a poor conductor of heat, electricity, or sound
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