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Nonconductor

noun
1.
A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity.  Synonyms: dielectric, insulator.






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"Nonconductor" Quotes from Famous Books



... the French army was holding the invader in Titan grip, stole cautiously into the Bay of Biscay at nightfall to escape prowling submarines, and began to roll in the Atlantic surges, part of those "three thousand miles of cool sea-water" on which our President so complacently relies as a nonconductor of warfare. I was homeward bound to America, the land of Peace, after four months spent in "war-ridden Europe"—to that homeland stranger somehow than the war lands, where my countrymen were protesting to both belligerents and making money, manufacturing war ...
— The World Decision • Robert Herrick



Words linked to "Nonconductor" :   material, conductor, stuff, bushing, mineral wool, rock wool, glass wool, insulator



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