semiconducting

adjective
semi·​con·​duct·​ing | \ ˌse-mē-kən-ˈdək-tiŋ How to pronounce semiconducting (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semiconducting

: 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'semiconducting.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of semiconducting

1782, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About semiconducting

Time Traveler for semiconducting

Time Traveler

The first known use of semiconducting was in 1782

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near semiconducting

semicompreg

semiconducting

semiconduction

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for semiconducting

Cite this Entry

“Semiconducting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semiconducting. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!