Meaning of CONDUCTOR in English

CONDUCTOR

transcription, транскрипция: [ kəndʌktə(r) ]

( conductors)

1.

A conductor is a person who stands in front of an orchestra or choir and directs its performance.

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2.

On a bus, the conductor is the person whose job is to sell tickets to the passengers.

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3.

On a train, a conductor is a person whose job is to travel on the train in order to help passengers and check tickets. ( AM; in BRIT, use guard )

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4.

A conductor is a substance that heat or electricity can pass through or along.

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see also lightning conductor , semiconductor

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