Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not conducting; not transmitting: thus, with respect to electricity, wax is a non-conducting substance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not conducting; nonconductive; not transmitting a fluid or force; -- used especially of electric current.

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  • adjective That does not conduct (electricity or heat).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not able to conduct heat or electricity or sound
  • adjective not able to conduct heat or electricity or sound

Etymologies

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non- +‎ conducting

Examples

  • If possible, stand on something dry and nonconducting, such as a mat or folded newspapers.

    Baby and Child Emergency First Aid

  • If possible, stand on something dry and nonconducting, such as a mat or folded newspapers.

    Baby and Child Emergency First Aid

  • Electrical wires can also produce heat and fire if they are left bare—without nonconducting insulation—near flammable material, such as wood or sawdust.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In this type of fire, therefore, the extinguishing agent should be nonconducting.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In this type of fire, therefore, the extinguishing agent should be nonconducting.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Electrical wires can also produce heat and fire if they are left bare—without nonconducting insulation—near flammable material, such as wood or sawdust.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In this type of fire, therefore, the extinguishing agent should be nonconducting.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Electrical wires can also produce heat and fire if they are left bare—without nonconducting insulation—near flammable material, such as wood or sawdust.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Electrical wires can also produce heat and fire if they are left bare—without nonconducting insulation—near flammable material, such as wood or sawdust.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In this type of fire, therefore, the extinguishing agent should be nonconducting.

    HOME COMFORTS

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