semi·​con·​duct·​ing ˌse-mē-kən-ˈdək-tiŋ How to pronounce semiconducting (audio)
: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a semiconductor

Examples of semiconducting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The researchers consider a handful of semiconducting materials that fit the bill, rejecting a number of them because their component atoms weigh too much (like tin). John Timmer, Ars Technica, 7 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1782, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of semiconducting was in 1782

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“Semiconducting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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