HyperDic: diode

English > 2 senses of the word diode:
NOUNartifactdiode, rectifying tube, rectifying valvea thermionic tube having two electrodes
artifactdiode, semiconductor diode, junction rectifier, crystal rectifiera semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
diode > pronunciation
Soundsday'ow.d
Rhymesabode ... workload: 51 rhymes with owd...
English > diode: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier.
Synonymsrectifying tube, rectifying valve
Broadertube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valveelectronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
Spanishdiodo
English > diode: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction.
Synonymssemiconductor diode, junction rectifier, crystal rectifier
Narrowerlight-emitting diode, LEDdiode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current
Broadersemiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductorA conductor made with semiconducting material
Spanishdiodo
Catalandiode, díode

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