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wafer

wa·fer

wafer

 
pronunciation:
weI fr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small thin crisp cracker or cookie.
definition 2: a small thin round piece of bread eaten in the sacrament of the Eucharist.
definition 3: in electronics, a small thin piece of semiconducting material on which transistors or integrated circuits are produced.
definition 4: a thin disk of adhesive material, such as gelatin or dried paste, used to seal or attach papers or the like.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wafered, wafering, wafers
definition 1: to seal or attach using a wafer.
definition 2: in electronics, to make wafers from (semiconducting material).
derivations: waferlike (adj.), wafery (adj.)