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Example sentences from the Web for semiconductor
The company joins General Motors, Nissan, Volkswagen, Toyota, Mazda and Subaru in cutting production output — all citing the semiconductor shortage.The global chip shortage is slamming the auto industry|Joann Muller|February 5, 2021|Axios
Reporting third-quarter data last November, the office also highlighted the role of semiconductors in driving growth in the manufacturing sector.Semiconductors helped make Taiwan Asia’s top-performing economy in 2020|Mary Hui|February 3, 2021|Quartz
As many semiconductor companies increasingly focus on more complex chips, they have started to “outsource a portion of their noncore chip design,” notes Keith.
China imported $350 billion worth of semiconductors in 2020, an increase of 15% over 2019.Beijing’s quest for chip independence is made in Taiwan|Clay Chandler|January 21, 2021|Fortune
So when … we want to invest in the best AI semiconductor company in the world, we looked at them in China, Israel and Europe.7 things we just learned about Sequoia’s European expansion plans|Steve O'Hear|November 23, 2020|TechCrunch
Likewise, the semiconductor industry as we know it today originated in the highly taxed 1970s, not the 1980s.
Take Intel, which has been the leading maker of semiconductor chips for decades.What Market Panic? Halcyon Days for Silicon Valley|Zachary Karabell|March 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The chips that IBM has made still use traditional semiconductor materials.
It may not be the only impurity causing the peculiar behavior of this semiconductor, but it does seem a likely candidate.The Atomic Fingerprint|Bernard Keisch
British Dictionary definitions for semiconductor
- a device, such as a transistor or integrated circuit, that depends on the properties of such a substance
- (as modifier)a semiconductor diode
Derived forms of semiconductorsemiconduction, noun
Scientific definitions for semiconductor
Cultural definitions for semiconductor
A material that conducts (see conduction) electricity, but very poorly. Silicon is the most common and familiar semiconductor. Devices made from semiconductors, such as the transistor, are the basis of the modern microelectric industry.