transistorize

[ tran-zis-tuh-rahyz ]
/ trænˈzɪs təˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), tran·sis·tor·ized, tran·sis·tor·iz·ing.Electronics.

to equip with or convert to a circuit employing transistors.

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Origin of transistorize

First recorded in 1950–55; transistor + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for transistorize

transistorize

transistorise

/ (trænˈzɪstəˌraɪz) /

verb

to convert (a system, device, industry, etc) to the use or manufacture of or operation by transistors and other solid-state components
to equip (a device or circuit) with transistors and other solid-state components
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