nonconductor


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Synonyms for nonconductor

a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity

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In order to be patentable, an invention must possess utility; and it may be noted that prior to the declaration of this interference it was determined that the specification of the Tone application described a patentable invention; yet all that is stated therein in regard to its utility is that it is a nonconductor of electricity, that it is a reducing agent, and can be used in operations where silicon and aluminum are now employed.
A dielectric is a nonconductor of direct electrical current.
The gas is an ideal dielectric, or nonconductor of electricity, but although it is chemically inert, has been assessed as a contributor to the greenhouse effect.
Insulator--(1) A substance that offers very high resistance to the passage of electricity; a nonconductor.
On the other hand, carbide, a nonconductor, cuts much slower than steel.
Webster's dictionary defines the noun dielectric as: "a nonconductor of electric current.
New methods make it possible to electroplate on virtually any nonconductor, offering design possibilities of metal on plastic and rubber.
Garnet is the main nonconductor removed in this circuit.
Nonconductors might also be called insulators, from the Latin word for "island," since a nonconductor could pen up the electric fluid and keep it confined, as the sea confines an island.
New methods have also made it possible to electroplate on virtually any nonconductor, offering design possibilities of metal on plastic and rubber.
Nonconductors (insulators) need to be replaced with static dissipative/low-charging materials whenever possible.
In addition to allowing work with nonconductors, the energy and frequency dependences of this transfer process provide chemical information of individual molecular species.