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semiconductor

noun semi·con·duc·tor \-ˈdək-tər\

: a material or object that allows some electricity or heat to move through it and that is used especially in electronic devices

Full Definition of SEMICONDUCTOR

:  any of a class of solids (as germanium or silicon) whose electrical conductivity is between that of a conductor and that of an insulator in being nearly as great as that of a metal at high temperatures and nearly absent at low temperatures

First Known Use of SEMICONDUCTOR

1838

Rhymes with SEMICONDUCTOR

semiconductor

noun semi·con·duc·tor \-kən-ˈdək-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEMICONDUCTOR

:  any of a class of solids (as germanium or silicon) whose electrical conductivity is between that of a conductor and that of an insulator in being nearly as great as that of a metal at high temperatures and nearly absent at low temperatures

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