Dielectric vs. Conductor

Dielectric vs. Conductor — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Dielectric and Conductor

Dielectricnoun

A nonconductor of electricity, especially a substance with electrical conductivity of less than a millionth (10-6) of a siemens.

Conductornoun

One who is in charge of a railroad train, bus, or streetcar.

Dielectricnoun

(metamaterial) An electrically insulating or nonconducting material considered for its electric susceptibility, i.e. its property of polarization when exposed to an external electric field.

Conductornoun

(Music) One who directs an orchestra or other such group.

Dielectricadjective

(electrically) insulating

Conductornoun

(Physics) A substance or medium that conducts heat, light, sound, or especially an electric charge.

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Dielectricnoun

a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity

Conductornoun

A lightning rod, as on a house or barn.

Conductornoun

One who conducts or leads; a guide; a director.

Conductornoun

(music) A person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble; a professional whose occupation is conducting.

Conductornoun

A person who takes tickets on public transportation and also helps passengers

train conductor; tram conductor

Conductornoun

Something that can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound.

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Conductornoun

(mathematics) An ideal of a ring that measures how far it is from being integrally closed

Conductornoun

A grooved sound or staff used for directing instruments, such as lithontriptic forceps; a director.

Conductornoun

(architecture) A leader.

Conductornoun

the person who leads a musical group

Conductornoun

a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

Conductornoun

a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

Conductornoun

the person who collects fares on a public conveyance