a substance that does not readily conduct heat, sound, or electricity.

1745–55; non- + conductor

nonconducting, adjective Unabridged
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nonconductor (ˌnɒnkənˈdʌktə)
a substance that is a poor conductor of heat, electricity, or sound

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To alter the normal current distribution on an anode or cathode by the interposition of a nonconductor.
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