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Definition 1: a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

(conductor is a kind of ...) an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

"the device is small enough to wear on your wrist" "a device intended to conserve water"

(... is a kind of conductor ) an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits

"the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"

(... is a kind of conductor ) a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar

(... is a kind of conductor ) a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

(... is a kind of conductor ) a conductor made with semiconducting material

(... is a kind of conductor ) a metallic conductor that is attached to a high point and leads to the ground; protects the building from destruction by lightning

(... is a kind of conductor ) a metal conductor specially designed to conduct (and radiate) heat

(... is a kind of conductor ) a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit

(... is a kind of conductor ) a light insulated conductor for household use

(... is a kind of conductor ) a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

(... is a kind of conductor ) a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance

Definition 2: the person who leads a musical group - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for conductor in the sense of this definition

(conductor is a kind of ...) artist who composes or conducts music as a profession

(... is a kind of conductor ) the leader of a dance band

(... is a kind of conductor ) the conductor of a band

(... is a kind of conductor ) the leader of a marching band or drum corps

(... is a kind of conductor ) a female drum major

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor (born in Japan in 1935)

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor (born in Britain) (1882-1977)

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor (born in Hungary) (1897-1970)

(... is an instance of conductor) Italian conductor of many orchestras worldwide (1867-1957)

(... is an instance of conductor) German conductor (1876-1962)

(... is an instance of conductor) German conductor and composer of romantic operas (1786-1826)

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor (born in Hungary) (1899-1985)

(... is an instance of conductor) Austrian composer and conductor (1860-1911)

(... is an instance of conductor) English composer and conductor (1905-1951)

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor (born in Russia) who was noted for performing the works of contemporary composers (1874-1951)

(... is an instance of conductor) German neoclassical composer and conductor who believed that music should have a social purpose (1895-1963)

(... is an instance of conductor) popular United States conductor (1894-1979)

(... is an instance of conductor) major English composer of the 20th century; noted for his operas (1913-1976)

(... is an instance of conductor) United States conductor and composer (1918-1990)

(... is an instance of conductor) English conductor (1869-1944)

Definition 3: the person who collects fares on a public conveyance - [noun denoting person]

(conductor is a kind of ...) a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes)

(... is a kind of conductor ) a woman conductor

Definition 4: a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat - [noun denoting substance]

(conductor is a kind of ...) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

(... is a kind of conductor ) a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor

(... is a kind of conductor ) a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography

(... is a kind of conductor ) a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities

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