nonconductor

[ non-kuh n-duhk-ter ]
/ ˌnɒn kənˈdʌk tər /

noun

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

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Nearby words

  1. noncompetitive,
  2. noncompetitive inhibition,
  3. noncompliance,
  4. nonconcurrence,
  5. noncondensing engine,
  6. nonconformance,
  7. nonconformist,
  8. nonconformists,
  9. nonconformity,
  10. nonconjugative plasmid

Origin of nonconductor

First recorded in 1745–55; non- + conductor

Related formsnon·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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