- (of a semiconductor) having a density of mobile holes in excess of that of conduction electrons
- associated with or resulting from the movement of holes in a semiconductorp-type conductivity Compare n-type
- Made of material, usually a semiconductor such as silicon, that has been doped with impurities so that it has an excess of electron holes. Compare N-type.
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