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  Definition of conductor
  1. a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
  2. the person who leads a musical group
  3. the person who collects fares on a public conveyance
  4. a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
Similar Words: music director, director

 

Hyponyms: busbar, bus, cable, line, transmission line, cord, electric cord, electrode, heat sink, lightning rod, lightning conductor, semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductor, shunt, electrical shunt, bypass, waveguide, wave guide, wire, conducting wire, bandleader, bandmaster, drum major, drum majorette, Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Britten, Benjamin Britten, Edward Benjamin Britten, Lord Britten of Aldeburgh, Fiedler, Arthur Fiedler, Hindemith, Paul Hindemith, Koussevitzky, Serge Koussevitzky, Sergei Aleksandrovich Koussevitzky, Lambert, Constant Lambert, Leonard Constant Lambert, Mahler, Gustav Mahler, Ormandy, Eugene Ormandy, Ozawa, Seiji Ozawa, Stokowski, Leopold Stokowski, Leopold Antoni Stanislaw Stokowski, Szell, George Szell, Toscanini, Arturo Toscanini, Walter, Bruno Walter, Weber, Carl Maria von Weber, Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber, Wood, Sir Henry Wood, Sir Henry Joseph Wood, conductress, copper, Cu, atomic number 29, silver, Ag, atomic number 47, semiconducting material

 

Derivational Morphology: conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel, lead, direct

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 傳導 and 演奏   Croatian: kondukter and konduktor and ravnatelj  
Dutch: conducteur and dirigent and geleider   Finnish: johde and konduktööri and orkesterinjohtaja  
French: chef d'orchestre and conducteur   German: Dirigent and Leiter and Schaffner  
Hebrew: כרטיסן and מוליך and מנצח   Interlingua: billetero and conductor and director de orchestra  
Japanese: コンダクター and 導体 and 指揮者   Lithuanian: dirigentas and konduktorius and laidininkas  
Polish: dyrygent and konduktor and przewodnik   Portuguese: condutor and maestro  
Russian: дирижёр and кондуктор and проводник   Serbian: dirigent and kondukter and konduktor  
Slovene: dirigent and prevodnik and sprevodnik   Swedish: dirigent and konduktör and ledare  
Vietnamese: chất dẫn and người and nhạc trưởng  
 
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