[ mos-fet ]
/ ˈmɒsˌfɛt /
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Electronics. metal oxide semiconducter field-effect transistor.
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British Dictionary definitions for MOSFET
/ (ˈmɒsfɛt) /
electronics metal-oxide-silicon field-effect transistor; a type of IGFET
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Scientific definitions for MOSFET
[ mŏs′fĕt′ ]
Short for metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistor. A type of field effect transistor, used predominantly in microprocessor and related technology, that consumes very little power and can be highly miniaturized.
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