dopant

noun
dop·​ant | \ ˈdō-pənt How to pronounce dopant (audio) \

Definition of dopant

: an impurity added usually in minute amounts to a pure substance to alter its properties (such as conductivity)

First Known Use of dopant

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dopant

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