Solid state

Solid state

Solid state may refer to:

In science:

*Solid-state chemistry
*Solid-state physics
*Solid-state laser
*Solid matter

In electronics:

*Solid state (electronics) are circuits that do not contain relays, vacuum tubes or, more currently, moving parts.
*Solid state relay is an electronic switch that contains no moving parts.
*Solid-state drive, data storage device components that uses memory chips, such as SDRAMs, to store data

In music:

*Solid State Records, a Christian Metal/Metalcore label
*Solid State Records (jazz label), a jazz label
*"Solid State," a song by Combustible Edison from their 1996 album "Schizophonic!"

In other media:

*, a sequel to the acclaimed .

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  • solid-state — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an electronic device) employing solid semiconductors, e.g. transistors, as opposed to valves …   English terms dictionary

  • solid-state — [säl′id stāt΄] adj. 1. designating or of the branch of physics dealing with the fundamental properties of solids, as structure, binding forces, electrical, magnetic, and optical properties etc., and with their effects 2. designating, of, or… …   English World dictionary

  • solid-state — adjective 1. characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids (Freq. 2) • Similar to: ↑solid 2. consisting of semiconductor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • solid-state — adjective Date: circa 1951 1. relating to the properties, structure, or reactivity of solid material; especially relating to the arrangement or behavior of ions, molecules, nucleons, electrons, and holes in the crystals of a substance (as a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • solid-state — adjective 1 a solid state electrical system uses transistors 2 solid state physics is concerned with the qualities of solid substances, especially the way in which they conduct 1 (3) electricity …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • solid state — noun the state of matter in which materials are not fluid but retain their boundaries without support. adjective (solid state) making use of the electronic properties of solid semiconductors (as opposed to valves) …   English new terms dictionary

  • solid-state — ADJ: ADJ n Solid state electronic equipment is made using transistors or silicon chips, instead of valves or other mechanical parts. [TECHNICAL] …   English dictionary

  • solid-state — /ˈsɒləd steɪt / (say soluhd stayt) adjective 1. Physics of or relating to the structure and properties of solids. 2. Electronics of or relating to electronic devices which are composed of components in the solid state as transistors,… …   Australian English dictionary

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