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semiconductor

noun [C] uk   /ˌsem.i.kənˈdʌk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a material, such as silicon , that allows electricity to move through it more easily when its temperature increases, or an electronic device made from this material: Semiconductors are used for making integrated circuits and computers.
semiconducting
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-tɪŋ/
Translations of “semiconductor”
in Vietnamese chất bán dẫn…
in Spanish Semiconductor…
in Thai สารกึ่งตัวนำ…
in Malaysian semikonduktor…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半導體…
in Indonesian semikonduktor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半导体…
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