p-type

adjective
\ ˈpē-ˌtīp How to pronounce p-type (audio) \

Definition of p-type

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

First Known Use of p-type

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for p-type

positive type

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“P-type.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/p-type. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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