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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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There are orders of magnitude more electrons "available" in a cross-sectional area of a copper conductor than are necessary for carrying the current.
Azeez Taiwo, popularly known as Olowolayemo at the Agege motor park, has been a bus conductor for almost five years now.
The platform is live, so CIS chose to use a cold cutter system to cut the conductors to the correct height and the required bevel in order to prepare them for receiving the respective wellheads.
While neither conductor nor musicologist nor musician, as the author states in the preface to this volume, Brown possesses an unmistakable enthusiasm that may prompt lay readers to explore the rich holdings many libraries possess of the conductors explored in the book and the music of Wagner.
In a field solver, which is used to calculate the electric and magnetic fields around a collection of conductors, the capacitance between two conductors is defined in a very special and subtle way so as to make it easy to calculate the fields.
It's a short list--not much longer than the list of major Cuban-American conductors who also happen to be out lesbians.
A long time favourite with the orchestra and audiences has been the Danish conductor Thomas Dausgaard who made his debut with the Phil in 2001.
The conductor should not be spliced and should go continuously from the rod to the generator trailer as straight and short as possible.
Temperature is an important variable, and the local temperature of the conductor depends on the mass-flow rate of the coolant and the distribution of the heat load along the CICC.