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 Meanings and Examples of CONDUCTOR
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conductor
 n.  a device designed to transmit electricity, heat; person who collects fares on a public conveyance
Classic Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  Each station, each crossroad the conductor called was the name of a battle, the site of a skirmish.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXI
2  She looked doubtfully at the impenetrable reality of yawning trolley conductor and sleepy passengers and placards advertising soap and underwear.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Kennicott played seven-up with the conductor and two brakemen.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  I knew this must be the immigrant family the conductor had told us about.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
5  I remembered what the conductor had said about her eyes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
6  Antonia often went to the dances with Larry Donovan, a passenger conductor who was a kind of professional ladies' man, as we said.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
7  Mr. Cutter showed his wife's ticket to the conductor, and settled her in her seat before the train moved off.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
8  The conductor told her the Black Hawk train was due at Waymore twelve minutes after the Kansas City train left.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XV
9  Not knowing what to make of this, she began to argue with the conductor, in a language of which he did not understand a word.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
10  The conductor took his nickel gingerly, with the tips of his fingers, and then left him with the platform to himself.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 15
11  Then, seeing a crowded car, his impatience got the better of him and he jumped aboard, hiding behind another man, unnoticed by the conductor.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 18
12  Making the best of the circumstances, the young man pressed forward, keeping as close as possible to his conductor.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
13  I was innocent; that could easily be proved; accordingly I followed my conductor in silence and was led to one of the best houses in the town.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
14  When he come to the grave," said our conductor, "he showed his cloak beautiful.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXI
15  We were going up to the house, among some dark heavy trees, when he called after my conductor.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
Example Sentence:
1  The woman conductor kindly responded to my question.
2  There's nothing quite like a real train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute.
3  Wood is a poor conductor of heat.
4  After the orchestra had tuned up, the conductor walked on to the stage.
5  His dual role as a composer and a conductor made him very busy.
6  It is intended to illustrate what life as a bus conductor in Glasgow was.
7  The carriers in metallic conductors are electrons, and they all carry the same negative charge.
8  Lightning conductors protect buildings and tall structures from lightning strikes.