Try Our Apps


Pore Over vs. Pour Over

metal oxide semiconductor

or metal-oxide semiconductor

noun, Electronics.
a three-layer sandwich of a metal, an insulator (usually an oxide of the substrate), and a semiconductor substrate, used in integrated circuits.
Abbreviation: MOS. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
metal oxide semiconductor in Technology

(MOS) The three materials used to form a gate in the most common kind of Field Effect Transistor - a MOSFET.
[Other MOS devices?]

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for metal oxide semiconductor

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for metal

Scrabble Words With Friends