crystal rectifier

crystal rectifier
a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
Hyponyms: ↑light-emitting diode, ↑LED

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crystal rectifier noun
A rectifier that depends on differential conduction in doped semiconductor crystals
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Main Entry:crystal

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