Dictionary

electron gas

noun

Definition of ELECTRON GAS

:  a population of free electrons in a vacuum or in a metallic conductor

First Known Use of ELECTRON GAS

circa 1929

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: electron gunPrevious Word in the Dictionary: electroneutralAll Words Near: electron gas
April 24, 2015
tyro Hear it
a beginner in learning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears