n-type

adjective
\ ˈen-ˌtīp \

Definition of n-type 

: relating to or being a semiconductor in which charge is carried by electrons — compare p-type

First Known Use of n-type

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for n-type

negative + type

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