Definition of Solid-state

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids.

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2. Adjective. Consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices.
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Definition of Solid-state

1. Adjective. of, related to, or having the electromagnetic, thermodynamic or structural properties of a solid ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of an electronic component) based upon semiconductors ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Solid-state

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1879)
"On the Changes of Volume in Iron when passing from the Liquid to the Solid State, and an Instrument for observing the same. By T. WRIGHTSON, Memb. ..."

2. Theoretical Chemistry from the Standpoint of Avogadro's Rule & Thermodynamics by Walther Nernst (1904)
"CHAPTER III THE SOLID STATE OF AGGREGATION l General Properties ... But a property belonging to the solid state alone, must be mentioned here, viz., ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"SOLIDIFICATION, the passage of a substance into the solid state, either from a state of solution or fusion, or directly from the gaseous state. ..."

4. Opportunities In High Magnetic Field Science by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Solid-State NMR The molecular NMR spectroscopy discussed above is done on ... A different type of NMR, called solid-state NMR, is used to characterize ..."

5. A Treatise on Poisons: In Relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and by Robert Christison (1836)
"Of the Tests for tlie Oxide of Arsenic in the solid state. ... of arsenic in its solid state, either pure or mixed or combined with inorganic substances, ..."

6. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"... QUANTITY REQUIRED TO DESTROY LIFE—PERIOD AT WHICH DEATH TAKES PLACE—TREATMENT. CHEMICAL ANALYSIS—TESTS IN THE SOLID STATE—IN SOLUTION—MARSH'S PROCESS— ..."

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