Simple Definition of conductor
: a person who stands in front of people while they sing or play musical instruments and directs their performance
: a person who collects money or tickets from passengers on a train or bus
: a material or object that allows electricity or heat to move through it
Full Definition of conductor
: one that conducts: as a : guide b : a collector of fares in a public conveyance c : the leader of a musical ensemble d (1) : a material or object that permits an electric current to flow easily — compare insulator, semiconductor (2) : a material capable of transmitting another form of energy (as heat or sound)
Examples of conductor
Metal is a good conductor of electricity.
First Known Use of conductor
Medical Definition of conductor
1a: a material or object that permits an electric current to flow easilyb: a material capable of transmitting another form of energy (as heat or sound)
2: a bodily part (as a nerve fiber) that transmits excitation
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