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



    BrE BrE//ˌsemikənˈdʌktə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsemikənˈdʌktər//
    (specialist) Electronics
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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 See related entries: Electronics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: semiconductor