Definition of diode noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdaɪəʊd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaɪoʊd//
(specialist) Electronics
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an electronic device in which the electric current passes in one direction only, for example a silicon chip See related entries: Electronics Word Originearly 20th cent.: from di- ‘two’ + a shortened form of electrode.
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