Associations to the word «Diode»

Pictures for the word «Diode»

Wiktionary

DIODE, noun. An electronic device that allows current to flow in one direction only; a valve.
DIODE, noun. A two-terminal semiconductor device, having a p-n junction, used chiefly as a rectifier.

Dictionary definition

DIODE, noun. A thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier.
DIODE, noun. A semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats