Definition of Semiconductor device
1. Noun. A conductor made with semiconducting material.
Specialized synonyms: Chip, Micro Chip, Microchip, Microprocessor Chip, Silicon Chip, Crystal Rectifier, Diode, Junction Rectifier, Semiconductor Diode, N-type Semiconductor, P-type Semiconductor, Thermal Resistor, Thermistor, Electronic Transistor, Junction Transistor, Transistor
Generic synonyms: Conductor
Terms within: Semiconducting Material, Semiconductor
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Literary usage of Semiconductor device
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1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"These are "captive" semiconductor-device manufacturers. Others (eg, AT&T, Motorola, Texas Instruments, most Japanese firms, Siemens, Philips) make devices ..."
2. Semiconductors: Industry and Trade Summary by Andrew F. Malison (1994)
"The term has come to refer to all devices made of semiconducting material, including integrated circuits, discretes, and hybrids (See semiconductor device). ..."
3. Project Impact edited by Ann McNeal (1998)
"On the other hand, semiconductor device engineers often lack detailed knowledge of how the devices they may design are actually used. ..."