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transistor

tran·sis·tor

transistor

 
pronunciation:
traen zI str
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a compact electronic device that uses semiconductors to regulate current flow and thus requires much less energy for operation than a vacuum tube.
definition 2: (informal) a radio equipped with such a device.
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  electricity, physics