polysilicon

noun
poly·​silicon | \ "+ \

Definition of polysilicon

: a polycrystalline form of silicon used especially in electronic devices

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First Known Use of polysilicon

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for polysilicon

poly- + silicon

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“Polysilicon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polysilicon. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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