nonconductor

noun
non·​con·​duc·​tor | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈdək-tər How to pronounce nonconductor (audio) \

Definition of nonconductor

: a substance that conducts heat, electricity, or sound only in very small degree

First Known Use of nonconductor

1751, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nonconductor

Statistics for nonconductor

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nonconductor

The first known use of nonconductor was in 1751

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for nonconductor

nonconductor

noun
non·​con·​duc·​tor | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈdək-tər How to pronounce nonconductor (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonconductor

: a substance that conducts heat, electricity, or sound only in very small degree

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on nonconductor

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with nonconductor

Spanish Central: Translation of nonconductor

Nglish: Translation of nonconductor for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of nonconductor for Arabic Speakers

Comments on nonconductor

What made you want to look up nonconductor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

miscellaneous remnants or debris

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!