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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal transferring ability.

Usage examples (23)
  • Zinc is the best nonconductor of heat that I know of.
  • For he knew, as true men did not, that water, flowing water, was a nonconductor of distorts and illusions.
  • Again, ice, like water, is almost a nonconductor of heat, and earth saturated with water and frozen, is like unto it, so that neither the warmth of the subsoil or...
  • The meringue acts as a nonconductor for the upper part. for more
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