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Conducting is a member of the word family conduct, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun conducting

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  1. the way of administering a business
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: administration / disposal = a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people
  2. the direction of an orchestra or choir
    • example: he does not use a baton for conducting
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: direction / management = the act of managing something


"Conducting" is a book by Emil Kahn.


Conducting is a field of study.

Phrases with Conducting

  1. conducting wire
  2. non-conducting

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Conducting

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Google previewInside Conducting (2013)

by Christopher Seaman

Conducting is a strange activity: you can have wide musical knowledge, perfect pitch, a photographic memory, a flawless baton technique, skill on several instruments, a doctorate . . . but still be unable to “make it happen.” Other qualities are ...

Google previewMusic at Michigan (1996)

Conducting is a very private activity because you study alone. The only other person in the room is the composer — in some form. You're at your desk and you are studying the Verdi Requiem or Beethoven's Seventh because you have a ...

Google previewWe, the Students and Teachers (2014)

Teaching Democratically in the History and Social Studies Classroom by Robert W. Maloy, Irene S. LaRoche

Conducting refers to how the instructional methods and classroom practices that teachers use to deliver academic lessons to students—in both face-to-face and online settings—convey messages and lessons about democracy. Like writers or ...

Google previewGlobal Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Peer Reviews: The Federated States of Micronesia 2014 Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework (2014)

Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework by OECD

register with the FSM registrar of corporation if the only activity that it is conducting is the holding of meetings of its directors or shareholders or carrying on other activities concerning its internal affairs Similar provisions exist in the other states ...

Google previewI Want to Play (2008)

A History of the Santa Fe Community Orchestra, 1982-2007 by James Preus

"Conducting is a little mysterious," Prezant said. "You don't make the sound yourself; you only make the sound with the orchestra. Whatever happened in rehearsal is just a point of reference when you're all onstage together. It's all about ...

Google previewHuman-Computer Interaction. Novel Interaction Methods and Techniques (2009)

13th International Conference, HCI International 2009, San Diego, CA, USA, July 19-24, 2009, Proceedings by Julie A. Jacko

Music conducting is the art of directing musical ensembles with hand gestures to personalize and diversify a musical piece. The ability to successfully perform a musical piece demands intense training and coordination from the conductor, but ...

Google previewThe Art of Conducting Technique (1999)

A New Perspective by Harold Farberman

Conducting is an elaborate ritual of pantomime, whose underlying grammar is recognized by musicians the world over. The moves made by the conductor are complex and traditional, and at the same time universal and entirely susceptible to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences ... (1879)

by Henry Watts

Conducting Power of Alkaline and Earth-alkaline Chlorides.—The conducting power of these compounds in ...

Google previewPolymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Twelve Volume Set (1996)

by Joseph C. Salamone

CONDUCTING. COMPOSITES. Christoph Krohnke Additives Division...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Conductor (2015)

by Emily Freeman Brown

conducting sound any and all kinds of mistakes that might happen— mistakes of pitch, rhythm, intonation, balance between the instruments, bowings —and all elements of style in order to correct mistakes or style when necessary.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

The conducting powers would be directly as the capacities, and inversely as the times, when the chanes of temperature were equal. But in the attempts that §. been hitherto ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

HEALTHCARE OPERATIONS: Includes any of the following activities: • conducting quality assessment and quality improvement activities. • reviewing the competence or qualifications of health care professionals. • evaluating practitioner and ...

Google previewElectrochemical Dictionary (2012)

by Allen J. Bard, György Inzelt, Fritz Scholz

Conducting solids (ion conductors) 151 Conducting polymers Intrinsically electronically conducting polymers or “synthetic metals” that conduct electricity. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2000 was awarded to Alan Heeger, Alan MacDiarmid, and ...

Google previewKirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (2007)

conducting polymers, 7:519 Poly[3,4-(alkylene dioxy) thiophene]s (PXDOTs) ...

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Quotes about Conducting

I did the one concert, and I was not bitten by the conducting bug, and I thought I was done, but then the phone started to ring, and gradually, over time, I started conducting more and more. Now a third of my performances are with orchestras. (Bobby McFerrin)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1D2U1C3T1I1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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