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conductor

 [kon-duk´ter]
any material capable of conduction.
electrical conductor a substance that can conduct electricity because it has mobile electrons.

con·duc·tor

(kon-dŭk'ter, -tōr),
1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved director.
2. Any substance possessing conductivity.

conductor

1 any substance through which electrons flow readily.
2 (in psychiatry) a family therapist who uses his or her own personality to give direction to patients in therapy.

con·duc·tor

(kŏn-dŭk'tŏr)
1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved director.
2. Any substance possessing conductivity.

con·duc·tor

(kŏn-dŭk'tŏr)
1. A probe or sound with a groove along which a knife is passed in slitting open a sinus or fistula; a grooved director.
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Copper Clad Steel (CCS) is an electrical conductor that has an outer sleeve of copper metallurgically bonded to a solid steel core.
While an electrical conductor lying on the ground may appear harmless, they are considered "hot" unless tested and grounded
The cited art clearly demonstrates that, it was well known that multiple fiber types could be used in a composite core for an electrical conductor," said Todd Harris, President of Mercury.
The cited art discloses at least as early as April 1987, a full 15 years prior to CTC's earliest priority date, that it was well known that multiple fiber types, embedded in a resin matrix, could be used in a composite core for an electrical conductor," said Todd Harris, President of Mercury.
Perhaps no single nanomaterial has the potential of Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs), since they are the strongest material known (with a mechanical strength at least 20 times stronger than high-strength steel), the best-known electrical conductor, and the best-known heat conductor.
Because copper is such a good electrical conductor, even a single contact point with iron is enough to spoil the insulating effect.
The following is a portion of the examiner's statement of reasons for allowance: "This invention deals with a core for an electrical conductor comprising: - an inner core component comprising a plurality of glass based stranded members in a first resin matrix; - an intermediate cladding component surrounding the inner core component and comprising a plurality of carbon stranded members in a second resin matrix; and - an outer cladding component surrounding the intermediate cladding component and comprising a plurality of glass based stranded members in a third resin matrix, wherein the first resin matrix and the second resin matrix are substantially independent of each other and meet at a boundary (claim 1).
Other implantable defibrillators on the market require a physician to insert one or more electrical conductor wires, called leads, into a vein in the upper chest and guide them into the patient s heart.
Conventional tunneling microscopes work best if the sample is an electrical conductor.
Orders for "other" mill products, including drawing stock, electrical conductor and forgings, fell 22.
It is also a beginning as CTC continues to develop, produce and market its innovative and cost effective composite core electrical conductor to the utility industry.
It is also a better electrical conductor than doped polycrystalline silicon, an alternative wiring material.

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