nonconductive

adjective
non·​con·​duc·​tive | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈdək-tiv How to pronounce nonconductive (audio) \

Definition of nonconductive

: not capable of conducting : not conductive nonconductive materials

Examples of nonconductive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The handlers must don latex gloves and nonconductive footwear for the process to interrupt any conductive circuit that might form. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 14 Dec. 2021 Crouching down while standing on a backpack made of a nonconductive material lessens both kinds of risk. The New Yorker, 29 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of nonconductive

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconductive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconductive. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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