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non-conductor

Saltos de línea: non-conduct¦or
Pronunciación: /nɒnkənˈdʌktə
 
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Definición de non-conductor en inglés:

sustantivo

A substance that does not conduct heat or electricity.
Example sentences
  • Most other minerals are non-conductors of electricity.
  • Substances such as hydrogen chloride or acetic acid are non-conductors in the pure state but give rise to ions and thus electrical conductivity when dissolved in water.
  • They terminate at the surfaces of the conductors under induction, or at the particles of non-conductors, which, being electrified, are in that condition.

Derivados

non-conducting

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adjetivo
Example sentences
  • When both the first and the second two-terminal non-linear elements are in the non-conducting state, the voltage on the capacitor can be maintained.
  • In fact, scientists have already been able to construct such wires, but they are relatively short and must be isolated from their neighbors by immersing them in a sea of other, non-conducting molecules.
  • When two non-conducting materials come into contact with each other, a chemical bond, known as adhesion, is formed between the two materials.

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