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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·duct v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Conducting.]
 1. To lead, or guide; to escort; to attend.
 I can conduct you, lady, to a low
 But loyal cottage, where you may be safe.   --Milton.
 2. To lead, as a commander; to direct; to manage; to carry on; as, to conduct the affairs of a kingdom.
    Little skilled in the art of conducting a siege.   --Prescott.
 3. To behave; -- with the reflexive; as, he conducted himself well.
 4. Physics To serve as a medium for conveying; to transmit, as heat, light, electricity, etc.
 5. Mus. To direct, as the leader in the performance of a musical composition.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 conducting
      n 1: the way of administering a business
      2: the direction of an orchestra or choir; "he does not use a
         baton for conducting"