HyperDic: semiconducting_material

English > 1 sense of the expression semiconducting material:
NOUNsubstancesemiconducting material, semiconductora substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator
English > semiconducting material: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities.
Synonymsemiconductor
Narrowergermanium, Ge, atomic number 32A brittle / brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors
silicon, Si, atomic number 14A tetravalent nonmetallic element
BroaderconductorA substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
Substance ofsemiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductorA conductor made with semiconducting material
Spanishsemiconductor
Catalansemiconductor

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