Meaning of CONDUCTOR in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kəndʌktə(r) ]
A conductor is a person who stands in front of an orchestra or choir and directs its performance.
On a bus, the conductor is the person whose job is to sell tickets to the passengers.
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 )
A conductor is a substance that heat or electricity can pass through or along.
see also lightning conductor , semiconductor
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006