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conductor Explained

conductor at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


conductor at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 someone who stands in front of a group of musicians or singers and directs their playing or singing:
2 BrE someone whose job is to collect payments from passengers on a bus:
3 AmE someone who is in charge of a train and collects payments from passengers or checks their tickets: British Equivalent: guard//
4 something that allows electricity or heat to travel along it or through it: --Wood is a poor conductor of heat.// lightning conductor//

conductor at Spanish => English Of Explained:


conductor at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of various substances that allow the flow of electric current or thermal energy. A conductor is a poor insulator because it has a low resistance to such flow. Electrical conductors are used to conduct electric current, as in the metal wires of an electric circuit. Electrical conductors are usually metallic. Thermal conductors allow thermal energy to flow because they do not absorb radiant heat; they include materials such as metal and glass.

conductor at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "conductor":
Kapellmeister, Mahdi, administrator, agent, baggage man, bakehead,
band leader, band major, bandmaster, bell cow, bell mare,
bellwether, bodyguard, born leader, brakeman, brakie, butcher,
cavalier, chaperon, charismatic leader, choirmaster, choragus,
companion, conductance, conduction, conductivity, convoy,
coryphaeus, deputy, dielectric, directeur, director, dispatcher,
driver, drum major, duce, duenna, electric conduction, engineer,
escort, esquire, fellow traveler, file leader, fireman,
footplate man, forerunner, fugleman, functionary, gas conduction,
governor, guard, handler, impresario, inspired leader, insulator,
intendant, ionic conduction, leader, leader of men, lineman,
liquid conduction, manager, manipulator, messiah,
metallic conduction, mho, nonconductor, operant, operative,
operator, orchestra leader, pacemaker, pacesetter, photoconduction,
pilot, porter, precentor, producer, railroad man, railroader,
rector, redcap, responsible person, ringleader, runner,
safe-conduct, semiconductor, shepherd, smoke agent, squire,
standard-bearer, stationmaster, steersman, stoker, supercargo,
superconductivity, superconductor, swain, switchman,
symphonic conductor, torchbearer, trainboy, trainman, trainmaster,
usher, yardman, yardmaster

conductor at Dutch => English Of Explained:

conductor [kɔndɵktɔr]

conductor at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

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conductor at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 a person who stands in front of an orchestra, a group of singers etc., and directs their performance, especially sb who does this as a profession
2 (BrE also guard) a person who is in charge of a train and travels with it, but does not drive it
3 (BrE) a person whose job is to collect money from passengers on a bus or check their tickets:
a bus conductor
4 (physics) a substance that allows electricity or heat to pass along it or through it:
Wood is a poor conductor.

Conductor at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Conductor \Con*duct"or\ (k[o^]n*d[u^]k"t[~e]r), n. [LL., a
carrier, transporter, L., a lessee.]
1. One who, or that which, conducts; a leader; a commander; a
guide; a manager; a director.

Zeal, the blind conductor of the will. --Dryden.

2. One in charge of a public conveyance, as of a railroad
train or a street car. [U. S.]

3. (Mus.) The leader or director of an orchestra or chorus.

4. (Physics) A substance or body capable of being a medium
for the transmission of certain forces, esp. heat or
electricity; specifically, a lightning rod.

5. (Surg.) A grooved sound or staff used for directing
instruments, as lithontriptic forceps, etc.; a director.

6. (Arch.) Same as {Leader}.

{Prime conductor} (Elec.), the largest conductor of an
electrical machine, serving to collect, accumulate, or
retain the electricity.

conductor at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: the person who leads a musical group [syn: {music director},
2: a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
3: a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
[ant: {insulator}]
4: the person who collects fares on a public conveyance

conductor at English (WD) Of Explained:


Alternative forms

* conductour Inter: qualifier » obsolete


From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » conductor|lang=la.


* Inter: IPA » /kənˈdʌktɚ/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /k@n"dVkt@`/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-conductor.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • One who conducts or leads; a guide; a director.
    1. Dryden
    2. : Zeal, the blind conductor of the will.
    3. Inter: musi » c A person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble; a professional whose occupation is conducting.
    4. A person who takes tickets on public transportation.
    5. : train conductor; tram conductor
    6. Something that can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound.
    7. Inter: mathematic » s An ideal of a ring that measures how far it is from being integrally closed
    8. 1988, F van Oystaeyen, Lieven Le Bruyn, Perspectives in ring theory
    9. : If c is the conductor ideal for R in R then prime ideals not containing c correspond to localizations yielding discrete valuation rings.
    10. A grooved sound or staff used for directing instruments, such as lithontriptic forceps; a director.
    11. Inter: architectur » e A leader.


      * non-conductor (3), nonconductor (3), insulator (3)

      Derived terms

      * lightning conductor

      Related terms

      * conduct

  • semiconductor, dielectric


    Inter: trans-top » person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|диригент|m|tr=dirigént
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|director|m
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|指揮者|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|指挥者|tr=zhǐhuījiā|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|dirigent|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|dirigent|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kapellimestari, Inter: t- » fi|kuoronjohtaja, Inter: t- » fi|orkesterinjohtaja
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|chef d'orchestre|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Dirigent|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αρχιμουσικός|m|f|tr=archimousikós|sc=Grek, Inter: t- » el|διευθυντής ορχήστρας|m|tr=diefthyntís orchístras|sc=Grek
  • Greenlandic: Inter: t- » kl|nipilersortuni ussersortuusoq
  • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|מנצח|m|tr=menatzé'akh, Inter: t- » he|מנצחת|f|tr=menatzákhat
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|karmester
  • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|director de orchestra
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|direttore d'orchestra
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|指揮者|tr=しきしゃ, shikisha
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|dirigentas|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|диригент|m|tr=dirigént
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » no|dirigent|m
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » no|dirigent|m
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|رهبر ارکستر|tr=rahbar-e orkestr|sc=fa-Arab
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|dyrygent|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|maestro|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|dirijor|m, Inter: t- » ro|dirijoare|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|дирижёр|m|tr=dirižor
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|dirigent|m
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|равнатељ|m|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|диригент|m|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|ravnatelj|m, Inter: t- » sh|dirigent|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|dirigent|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|director|m
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|utingo
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|dirigent|c
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|orkestra şefi, Inter: t+ » tr|koro şefi, Inter: t+ » tr|şef
    • Inter: ttbc » vi: Inter: t+ » vi|nhạc trưởng, Inter: t- » vi|chỉ huy dàn nhạc

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » person who takes tickets on public transportation
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|кондуктор|m|tr=kondúktor
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|售票員|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|售票员|tr=shòupiàoyuán|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|průvodčí|m
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|conducteur|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|konduktööri
    • French: Inter: qualifier » of a bus Inter: t+ » fr|conducteur
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Schaffner|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|εισπράκτορας|m|f|tr=eispráktoras|sc=Grek
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|כרטיסן|m|tr=kart'isan, Inter: t- » he|כרטיסנית|f|tr=kart'isanyt
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|kalauz
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|billetero
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|conducente
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|コンダクター|tr=kondakutā, Inter: t- » ja|引率者|tr=insotsu-sha, Inter: t- » ja|車掌|tr=shashō|sc=Jpan
    • Kamba: Inter: tø » kam|kondakta
    • Kikuyu: Inter: tø » ki|kondakta
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|konduktorius|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Luhya: Inter: tø » luy|kondakita
  • Luo: Inter: tø » luo|kondakta
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|кондуктор|m|tr=kondúktor
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|konduktor
  • Meru: Inter: tø » mer|kondakta
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|konduktør|m
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|konduktor|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|condutor|m
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|conductor|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|кондуктор|m|tr=kondúktor, Inter: t+ » ru|проводник|m|tr=provodník, Inter: t+ » ru|проводница|f|tr=provodníca
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|кондуктер|m|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|kondukter|m
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|sprevodnik|m
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|utingo, Inter: t+ » sw|kondakta
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|konduktör|c
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kondüktör
  • Inter: ttbc » vi: Inter: t- » vi|người lấy vé, Inter: qualifier » conductor who sells tickets Inter: t- » vi|người bán vé, Inter: t- » vi|người phục vụ hành khác

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|проводник|m|tr=provodník
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|導體|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|导体|tr=dǎotǐ|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|vodič|m
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|geleider|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|johde, Inter: t+ » fi|johdin, Inter: t- » fi|johdatin
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|conducteur
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Leiter|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αγωγός|m|tr=agogós|sc=Grek
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|מוליך|m|tr=molykh
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|leiðari|m, Inter: t- » is|leiðir|m
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|conductor
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|conducente
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|導体|tr=dōtai
    • Khmer: Inter: t- » km|អង្គធាតុចម្លង|tr=ang theat chom long|sc=Khmr
    • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|laidininkas|m
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|проводник|m|tr=próvodnik

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian:
  • : Bokmål: Inter: t+ » no|leder|m
  • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » no|leiar|m
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|przewodnik|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|condutor|m
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|conductor|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|проводник|m|tr=provodník
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|кондуктор|m, Inter: t- » sh|спроводник|m, Inter: t- » sh|проводник|m
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|konduktor|m, Inter: t- » sh|sprovodnik|m, Inter: t- » sh|provodnik|m
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|prevodnik|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|conductor|m
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|utingo
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|ledare|c
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|iletken
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t- » vi|chất dẫn

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * ticket inspector
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    From Inter: suffix » conduco|tor|alt1=condūcō|gloss1=I lead|lang=la.


    * Inter: a » Classical Inter: IPA » /konˈduk.tor/|lang=la


    Inter: la-noun » conductor|conductoris|conductōris|m|third
  • employer, entrepreneur
    1. contractor
    2. Inter: physics » lang=la conductor Inter: gloss » of heat, electricity etc


      Inter: la-decl-3rd » conductor|conductor|conductor|conductōr


      * English: Inter: l » en|conductor

  • Galician: Inter: l » gl|conductor
  • Russian: Inter: l » ru|кондуктор|конду́ктор|tr=kondúktor
  • Spanish: Inter: l » es|conductor

  • Spanish


    From Inter: etyl » la|es Inter: term » conductor|lang=la.


    Inter: es-noun » m|f=conductora|pl=conductores
  • driver
    1. conductor Inter: gloss » Something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound

      Related terms

      * conducir

      See also

      * chófer

    Translation: ar » conductor
    Translation: cs » conductor
    Translation: de » conductor
    Translation: et » conductor
    Translation: el » conductor
    Translation: es » conductor
    Translation: eo » conductor
    Translation: fr » conductor
    Translation: gl » conductor
    Translation: ko » conductor
    Translation: io » conductor
    Translation: id » conductor
    Translation: it » conductor
    Translation: kn » conductor
    Translation: sw » conductor
    Translation: ku » conductor
    Translation: hu » conductor
    Translation: mg » conductor
    Translation: ml » conductor
    Translation: my » conductor
    Translation: fj » conductor
    Translation: nl » conductor
    Translation: ja » conductor
    Translation: no » conductor
    Translation: pl » conductor
    Translation: ru » conductor
    Translation: fi » conductor
    Translation: tl » conductor
    Translation: ta » conductor
    Translation: te » conductor
    Translation: vi » conductor
    Translation: zh » conductor