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designating or pertaining to electronic devices, as transistors or crystals, that can control current without the use of moving parts, heated filaments, or vacuum gaps.
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British Dictionary definitions for
) (of an electronic device) activated by a semiconductor component in which current flow is through solid material rather than in a vacuum
) of, concerned with, characteristic of, or consisting of solid matter
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