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"semiconductor" in British English

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semiconductornoun [C]

uk   /ˌsem.i.kənˈdʌk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a ​material, such as ​silicon, that ​allowselectricity to ​move through it more ​easily when ​itstemperatureincreases, or an ​electronicdevice made from this ​material: Semiconductors are used for making ​integratedcircuits and ​computers.
semiconducting
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-tɪŋ/
(Definition of semiconductor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"semiconductor" in American English

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semiconductornoun [C]

 us   /ˈsem·i·kənˌdʌk·tər, ˈsem·ɑɪ-/
a ​substance, such as ​silicon, that ​allows some ​electricity to ​flow through it, used in making ​electronicdevices
(Definition of semiconductor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"semiconductor" in Business English

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semiconductornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌsemikənˈdʌktər/ IT
a ​material, such as silicon, that ​allows electricity to ​move through it more easily when its temperature ​increases, or an ​electronicmachine made from this ​material
semiconducting
adjective [before noun] /ˈsemikənˌdʌktɪŋ/
semiconducting ​material.
(Definition of semiconductor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “semiconductor”
in Spanish Semiconductor…
in Vietnamese chất bán dẫn…
in Malaysian semikonduktor…
in Thai สารกึ่งตัวนำ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半导体…
in Indonesian semikonduktor…
in Chinese (Traditional) 半導體…
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