transistor


tran·sis·tor

noun \tranz-ˈis-tər, tran(t)s-\

Definition of TRANSISTOR

: a solid-state electronic device that is used to control the flow of electricity in electronic equipment and consists of a small block of a semiconductor (as germanium) with at least three electrodes

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