majority carrier

noun

the entity responsible for carrying the greater part of the current in a semiconductor. In n-type semiconductors the majority carriers are electrons; in p-type semiconductors they are positively charged holesCompare minority carrier

Nearby words

  1. majorca,
  2. majorette,
  3. majoritarian,
  4. majoritarianism,
  5. majority,
  6. majority leader,
  7. majority-minority,
  8. majorly,
  9. majunga,
  10. majuro

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