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sol·id-state

(sŏl′ĭd-stāt′)
adj.
Based on or consisting chiefly or exclusively of semiconducting materials, components, and related devices.

solid-state

n
1. (Electronics) (modifier) (of an electronic device) activated by a semiconductor component in which current flow is through solid material rather than in a vacuum
2. (General Physics) (modifier) of, concerned with, characteristic of, or consisting of solid matter

sol′id-state′



adj.
being or pertaining to electronic devices, as transistors or crystals, that can control current without the use of moving parts, heated filaments, or vacuum gaps.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.solid-state - characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids
solid - of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
2.solid-state - consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
solid - of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state"
Translations

solid-state

adjFestkörper-; (Elec) → Halbleiter-; solid-state laserHalbleiterlaser m

solid-state

[ˈsɒlɪdˌsteɪt] adj (Elec) → a stato solido
solid-state physics → fisica dei solidi
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