By William Rodriguez


A material or device that conducts or transmits heat, electricity, or sound especially when regarded inn terms of its capacity to do this
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Substances that have more resistance than an insulator but less than a conductor.
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A material that electric current cannot move easily through such as air, plastic, glass, and rubber.
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Comparing and Contrasting

A conductor and a semiconductor are similar because they both have electricity running through them. They are different because a semiconductor isn't much of a conductor. A conductor and a insulator are different because an insulator doesn't have an electrical current.

Examples of Each Word

Conductor: Copper

Semiconductor: Silicon

Insulator: Rubber

How You Find Each Term in Your Daily

Conductor: Turning on my lamp

Semiconductor: Using this computer

Insulator: Power lines giving my house electricity