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English definition of “semiconductor”

semiconductor

noun [C]     /ˌsemikənˈdʌktər/ IT
a material, such as silicon, that allows electricity to move through it more easily when its temperature increases, or an electronic machine made from this material
semiconducting /ˈsemikənˌdʌktɪŋ/ adjective [before noun]
(Definition of semiconductor noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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