transistor
Noun

transistor (plural transistors)

  1. (semiconductors) A solid-state semiconductor device, with three terminals, which can be used for amplification, switching, voltage stabilization, signal modulation, and many other functions.
  2. (dated, informal) A transistor radio.
    • 1978, Billy Joel, "Half a Mile Away"
      Turn your transistor on and let the music play
Translations Translations
  • Italian: radiolina
  • Russian: транзи́стор



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