Definition of Thyristor

1. Noun. (physics) A semiconductor diode having an extra "gate" terminal to switch it on. ¹



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Definition of Thyristor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyristor

thymus hyperplasia
thymus treatment
thymuses
thymy
thyne
thynge
thynges
thynnic
thynnic acid
thyratron
thyratrons
thyreoid
thyreoids
thyreophoran
thyreostatic
thyristor (current term)
thyristors
thyro-
thyroacetic acid
thyroadenitis
thyroaplasia
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thyrocalcitonin
thyrocardiac
thyrocardiac disease
thyrocele
thyrocervical
thyrocervical trunk
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thyroepiglottic

Literary usage of Thyristor

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1. Nasa Patents Available for Licensing from the George C. Marshall Space ...Techno (1992)
"The control circuit overcomes thyristor triggering problems involved with the current lag associated with controlling inductive loads and utilizes a phase ..."

2. Bmdo Technology And The Electric Utility Industry by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Technologies such as the MO5- controlled thyristor are being investigated for FACTS systems. Improving Capacity, Security, and Power Switching Between 1993 ..."

3. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1997) by Pat Hartary (1999)
"Harris' MOS-controlled thyristor may be one solution for upgrading utilities' transmission and distribution systems. ELECTRICITY-SAVING CIRCUITS HELP ..."

4. Nasa Patents Available for Licensing from the George C. Marshall Space ...Techno (1992)
"The control circuit overcomes thyristor triggering problems involved with the current lag associated with controlling inductive loads and utilizes a phase ..."

5. Bmdo Technology And The Electric Utility Industry by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Technologies such as the MO5- controlled thyristor are being investigated for FACTS systems. Improving Capacity, Security, and Power Switching Between 1993 ..."

6. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1997) by Pat Hartary (1999)
"Harris' MOS-controlled thyristor may be one solution for upgrading utilities' transmission and distribution systems. ELECTRICITY-SAVING CIRCUITS HELP ..."

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