light-emitting diode
noun Date: 1968 led

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  • light-emitting diode — noun diode such that light emitted at a p n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used • Syn: ↑LED • Hypernyms: ↑diode, ↑semiconductor diode, ↑junction rectifier, ↑crystal rectifier • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-emitting diode — /luyt i mit ing/. See LED. [1965 70] * * * ▪ electronics       in electronics, a semiconductor device that emits infrared or visible light when charged with an electric current. Visible LEDs are used in many electronic devices as indicator lamps …   Universalium

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  • light-emitting diode — /ˌlaɪt əmɪtɪŋ ˈdaɪoʊd/ (say .luyt uhmiting duyohd) noun a semiconductor diode that emits light when a current flows through it. Abbrev.: LED …   Australian English dictionary

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