non-conductor

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Related to non-conductors: Electrical insulators
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non-conductor

[ˈnɒnkənˈdʌktəʳ] N (Elec) → aislante m, no conductor m, mal conductor m

non-conductor

(ˌnonkənˈdaktə) noun
a substance etc that does not easily conduct heat or electricity.
References in classic literature ?
But there's no place that's a patch on little London as a non-conductor of heat; it never need get too hot for a fellow here; if it does it's his own fault.
Gloves, especially kid gloves, are the perfect non-conductors of technical knowledge.
Assessment of the ESD hazard created by electrostatic charges on the necessary non-conductors in the work place is required to ensure that appropriate actions are implemented, commensurate with risk.
The expertise that the team at Schloetter has built up over the years in the metallisation of ceramic and non-conductors in general can significantly shorten the development time for a suitable process.
Samuel Cartwright of New Orleans when he pronounced Africans 'perfect non-conductors of yellow fever'.
Other techniques include laser impulse thermography and instruments to measure electrical properties of non-conductors.
The air pockets, which act as non-conductors, keep the temperature of wood products more constant than other materials - inside and out.
The method yanks inclusions--nonmetallic impurities--from aluminum, nickel-based alloys, carbon steels, specialty steels, titanium-base alloys, and other metals, by exploiting the different transport properties of conductors and non-conductors in crossed electric and magnetic fields.
The zircon rich non-conductors were first upgraded using a multi-stage wet gravity circuit.
However plastics have one drawback - being non-conductors they are transparent to electromagnetic radiation.
The electrodeposit on plastics and other non-conductors is at best a marginal mechanical bond, but even here it is normal to find when you separate it that some of the plastic substrate is still adhering to the place.