conductor
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conductor(
kuhn
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duhk
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tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el director
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The charismatic young conductor brought new vitality to the city's symphony orchestra.El director joven y carismático le dio nueva vida a la orquesta sinfónica de la ciudad.
b. el director de orquesta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la directora de orquesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The conductor chose a program of impressionist composers including Debussy and Ravel.La directora de orquesta seleccionó un programa de compositores impresionistas incluyendo a Debussy y Ravel.
2. (transport)
a. el cobrador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cobradora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Winston got on the bus and paid the conductor.Winston se subió al autobús y le pagó al cobrador.
b. el guarda
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la guarda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
The conductor asked Esteban to give up his seat to the older gentleman who got onto the bus.La guarda le pidió a Esteban que le cediera su asiento a un señor mayor que subió al colectivo.
c. el revisor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la revisora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The conductor kicked Stu off the train for fighting with one of the other passengers.El revisor echó a Stu del tren por haberse peleado con otro pasajero.
3. (physics)
a. el conductor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
During a thunderstorm, you want to avoid metal objects and other conductors of electricity.Es aconsejable evitar objetos metálicos y otros conductores de electricidad durante una tormenta eléctrica.
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conductor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on bus) (United Kingdom)
a. el cobrador(ora)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la cobrador(ora)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el guarda
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la guarda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
2. (of orchestra)
a. el director(ora) de orquesta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la director(ora) de orquesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of heat, electricity)
a. el conductor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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conductor [kənˈdʌktəʳ]
noun
1 (Mús) directoradirectora (m) (f);a directora (on bus) cobradoracobradora (m) (f);a cobradora (US) (Ferro) revisorarevisora (m) (f);a revisora
2 (Fís) [of heat, electricity] conductor (m);(also lightning conductor) pararrayos (m)
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conductor
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el conductor, la conductora(
kohn
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dook
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tohr
)
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).
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).
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).
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).
1. (physics)
a. conductive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (de vehículo)
a. driver
conductor de autobúsbus driver
conductor en prácticaslearner driver
3. (physics)
a. conductor
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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
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