nonconductor

[ non-kuhn-duhk-ter ]
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noun
  1. a substance that does not readily conduct heat, sound, or electricity.

Origin of nonconductor

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

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