nonconductor nonconductor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity

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Usage(s):

  1. Mica, which laymen know as isinglass, is mainly used in peacetime as a nonconductor for electrical equipment.
  2. Aluminum electrical wiring oxidizes on contact with moisture and turns into a nonconductor.
  3. Lem Lemnitzer moved like a nonconductor.
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nebulous nebulous
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