Associations to the word «Transistor»

Pictures for the word «Transistor»


TRANSISTOR, noun. A solid-state semiconductor device, with three terminals, which can be used for amplification, switching, voltage stabilization, signal modulation, and many other functions
TRANSISTOR, noun. (dated) (informal) a transistor radio
TRANSISTOR RADIO, noun. (dated) a small portable radio receiver having transistors rather than thermionic valves; popular from the late 1950s
TRANSISTOR RADIOS, noun. Plural of transistor radio

Dictionary definition

TRANSISTOR, noun. A semiconductor device capable of amplification.

Wise words

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