light-emitting diode

[ lahyt-i-mit-ing ]

  1. LED.

Origin of light-emitting diode

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for light-emitting diode

light-emitting diode

  1. a diode of semiconductor material, such as gallium arsenide, that emits light when a forward bias is applied, the colour depending on the semiconductor material: used as off/on indicators: Abbreviation: LED

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Scientific definitions for light-emitting diode

light-emitting diode

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