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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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I knew this must be the immigrant family the conductor had told us about.
Citizen Defarge," said he to Darnay's conductor, as he took a slip of paper to write on.
The general at once stepped out, while Phileas Fogg calmly followed him, and they proceeded together to the conductor.
It is a man," gabbled my conductor, "a man, a man, a five-man, like me.
You are in the hands of officials who zealously study your welfare and your interest, instead of turning their talents to the invention of new methods of discommoding and snubbing you, as is very often the main employment of that exceedingly self-satisfied monarch, the railroad conductor of America.
The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.
And I couldn't decide what to say to the conductor when he came around.
When this was happily accomplished, he set forwards, and was by the trusty Merry-Andrew conducted to the spot by which Sophia had past; and then having handsomely rewarded his conductor, he again pushed on with the utmost eagerness, being highly delighted with the extraordinary manner in which he received his intelligence.
He tried not to let his attention be distracted, and not to spoil his impression by looking at the conductor in a white tie, waving his arms, which always disturbed his enjoyment of music so much, or the ladies in bonnets, with strings carefully tied over their ears, and all these people either thinking of nothing at all or thinking of all sorts of things except the music.
The conductor clanged the gong, and the two couples separated in a sudden hubbub of farewell.
He became aware that the conductor was standing beside him, saying something about a ticket.
His conductor, catching him by the arm, pushed open the door of a house near Field Lane; and drawing him into the passage, closed it behind them.