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Meaning of CONDUCTOR

Pronunciation:  kun'duktur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
  2. [n]  the person who leads a musical group
  3. [n]  the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
  4. [n]  a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

CONDUCTOR is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: director, music director
 Antonyms: dielectric, insulator, nonconductor
 See Also: accumulator, Ag, Arthur Fiedler, Arturo Toscanini, atomic number 29, atomic number 47, bandleader, bandmaster, Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber, Benjamin Britten, Bernstein, Britten, Bruno Walter, bus, busbar, bypass, cable, Carl Maria von Weber, collector, conducting wire, conductress, Constant Lambert, copper, cord, Cu, device, drum major, drum majorette, Edward Benjamin Britten, electric cord, electrical shunt, electrode, Eugene Ormandy, Fiedler, gatherer, George Szell, Gustav Mahler, heat sink, Hindemith, Koussevitzky, Lambert, Leonard Bernstein, Leonard Constant Lambert, Leopold Antoni Stanislaw Stokowski, Leopold Stokowski, lightning conductor, lightning rod, line, Lord Britten of Aldeburgh, Mahler, material, musician, Ormandy, Ozawa, Paul Hindemith, Seiji Ozawa, semiconducting material, semiconductor, semiconductor, semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, Serge Koussevitzky, Sergei Aleksandrovich Koussevitzky, shunt, silver, Sir Henry Joseph Wood, Sir Henry Wood, Stokowski, stuff, Szell, Toscanini, transmission line, Walter, wave guide, waveguide, Weber, wire, Wood



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*duct"or\ (k[o^]n*d[u^]k"t[~e]r), n. [LL., a
carrier, transporter, L., a lessee.]
1. One who, or that which, conducts; a leader; a commander; a
   guide; a manager; a director.

         Zeal, the blind conductor of the will. --Dryden.

2. One in charge of a public conveyance, as of a railroad
   train or a street car. [U. S.]

3. (Mus.) The leader or director of an orchestra or chorus.

4. (Physics) A substance or body capable of being a medium
   for the transmission of certain forces, esp. heat or
   electricity; specifically, a lightning rod.

5. (Surg.) A grooved sound or staff used for directing
   instruments, as lithontriptic forceps, etc.; a director.

6. (Arch.) Same as {Leader}.

{Prime conductor} (Elec.), the largest conductor of an
   electrical machine, serving to collect, accumulate, or
   retain the electricity.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or dreaming that you are a conductor, represents your abilities to lead and direct yourself toward higher awareness.
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