Origin of conductor
OTHER WORDS FROM conductorcon·duc·to·ri·al [kon-duhk-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective con·duc·tor·ship, noun mul·ti·con·duc·tor, adjective pre·con·duc·tor, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for conductor
He mistrusted the “shish-kebab temperament” of the conductor, the Armenian Alexander Melik-Pashayev.
Ninety-Sixth Street marks the first delay of the trip, the cause of which is lost in a garbled announcement from the conductor.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway |Kevin Zawacki |August 8, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Despite attempts to signal the conductor, the train was unable to stop in time, and it crashed into the derailed cars.The Five Deadliest Train Derailments in U.S. History |The Daily Beast |December 2, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
The instant when it ends, and the conductor lowers his arms, becomes more fraught than it has any right to be.
Mrs. Reed, the former slave and conductor on the Underground Railroad?Tracy Chevalier’s Novel on Ohio’s Underground Railroad |Jane Ciabattari |January 17, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
“This, signora, is the prisoner of whom I told you,” said my conductor by way of introduction.Under the Meteor Flag |Harry Collingwood
Our party made this specimen "hump himself," as the conductor said.Roughing It |Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He did not buy his ticket from the agent; the conductor would supply him, and when the long train rolled in he got aboard.Northwest! |Harold Bindloss
You know very well that I am not in your confidence, nor in that of the conductor of the journal.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 6 (of 6) |Thomas Moore
There would have been further riot and bloodshed on this consecrated ground had our conductor proposed to attempt it then.The Ship Dwellers |Albert Bigelow Paine