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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having characteristics of a class of solids (as germanium, silicon) whose feeble electrical conductivity is neither metallic nor electrolytic

Usage examples (34)
  • Researchers are closer to using tiny devices called semiconducting nanowires to create a new generation of ultrasmall transistors and more powerful computer chips.
  • Solid state chemistry routes to nanostructured materials such as semiconducting quantum structures, magnetic clusters, nanotubes, molecular magnets and optoelectronic...
  • "But they weren't used the way we'd use semiconducting materials."
  • This fourth generation of polymers can exhibit semiconducting or even metallic properties. for more
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