nonconducting

adjective

non·​con·​duct·​ing ˌnän-kən-ˈdək-tiŋ How to pronounce nonconducting (audio)
 also  -ˈkän-ˌdək-
: not conducting
nonconducting surfaces
a nonconducting state

Word History

First Known Use

1751, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonconducting was in 1751

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Cite this Entry

“Nonconducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconducting. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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