nonconductor

[non-kuh n-duhk-ter]

Origin of nonconductor

First recorded in 1745–55; non- + conductor
Related formsnon·con·duct·ing, adjective
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Related Words for non-conductor

protector, nonconductor

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British Dictionary definitions for non-conductor

nonconductor

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