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semiconductor

sem·i·con·duc·tor

semiconductor

 
pronunciation:
se mi kn duhk tr [or] se maI kn duhk tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a crystalline material such as silicon or germanium that conducts electricity under certain conditions, but not as effectively as metals do.
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derivation: semiconduction (n.)
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