What is another word for solid state?5 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ sˈɒlɪd stˈe͡ɪt], [ sˈɒlɪd stˈeɪt], [ s_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_d s_t_ˈeɪ_t]
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Definition for Solid state:
- ( Often hyphenated when used as an adjective) Aterm describing any device that uses semiconductorcomponents rather than electron tubes or relays.Semiconductors are " solid" in that they contain no gas(" vacuum" tubes contain a small amount as the vacuum is notperfect) or moving parts ( like relays), but probably moreimportant is the connotation of reliability and durabilitythat made possible things like portable radios.