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conductor

el conductor, la conductora(
kohn
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dook
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tohr
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (person who drives)
a. driver
Resultó que el conductor del taxi era de Cádiz, como yo.The taxi driver turned out to be from Cádiz, just like me.
2. (TV and radio)
a. presenter
Se hizo muy popular como conductor de las noticias de la tele.He became very popular as a TV news presenter.
b. host
El conductor del programa entrevistó a varios escritores nóveles.The host of the show interviewed several young new writers.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (physics)
a. conductor
El agua es un buen conductor de la electricidad.Water is a good conductor of electricity.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (physics)
a. conductive
La cerámica es un material conductor del calor, lo que explica muchas de sus aplicaciones.Ceramic is a heat conductive material, which explains many of its applications.
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conductor
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (physics)
a. conductive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (de vehículo)
a. driver
conductor de autobúsbus driver
conductor en prácticaslearner driver
3. (physics)
a. conductor
conductora conductora
adjective
(Física)
un material conductor a conductive material; el agua salada es mejor conductor que el agua dulce salt water is much more conductive than fresh water; un material conductor de la electricidad a material that conducts electricity
1 [de coche, camión, autobús] driver; [de moto] rider
este impuesto afectará a todos los conductores de vehículos this tax will affect all motorists
2 (TV) (Rad) presenter
Jesús Hermida, el conductor del programa
3 (Latinoamérica) (Música) conductor
4 (dirigente) leader
fueron excelentes conductores del despotismo ilustrado
(Física) conductor
este material es un magnífico conductor del calor
no conductor non-conductor
Se encuentran unidos a 16 conductores paralelos que llegan hasta la memoria a través de ocho conductores paralelos llegan los datos desde la memoria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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