Definition of semiconductor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    semiconductor

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    NAmE//ˈsɛmikənˌdʌktər//
     
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  1. 1a solid substance that conducts electricity in particular conditions, better than insulators but not as well as conductors
  2. 2a device containing a semiconductor used in electronics
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