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Definition of LED

past and past participle of lead
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LED

noun \ˌel-(ˌ)ē-ˈdē\

: a device that lights up and displays information when electricity passes through it

Full Definition of LED

:  a semiconductor diode that emits light when a voltage is applied to it and that is used especially in electronic devices (as for an indicator light)

Origin of LED

light-emitting diode
First Known Use: 1968

Other Electrical Engineering Terms

feedback, fuse, incandescent, noise, resonance

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led

Definition of LED for Kids

past and past participle of lead

LED

noun \ˌel-ˌē-ˈdē\

Definition of LED for Kids

:  an electronic device that emits light when power is supplied to it

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