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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.

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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The conductors in both URD cables are compressed as per ASTM 1350-H19 which describes aluminum alloy made of 99.9% aluminum and the remaining percentage consists of other metals like iron, copper and silicone in a bid to help improve both the conductivity and tensile strength of the conductor.
Both ends of the conductor are fixed on a balance by the connector, respectively.
The side grounded conductor of the top layer makes the major contribution to reduction of Z, whereas influence of the rest of the conductors is much less; in addition, the influence is diminishing when conductors are moved away from a strip.