noun, plural semicomas.
a light coma from which a person can be roused.
semicoma sem·i·co·ma (sěm’ē-kō’mə, sěm’ī-)
A partial or mild comatose state; a coma from which a person may be roused by various stimuli.
sem’i·co’ma·tose’ (-kō’mə-tōs’, -kŏm’ə-) adj.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by comedy: comic opera. 2. of or relating to a person who acts in or writes comedy: a comic actor; a comic dramatist. 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of comedy: comic situations; a comic sense. 4. provoking laughter; humorous; funny; laughable. noun 5. a comedian. 6. comic […]
or semiconductive [sem-ee-kuh n-duhk-ting, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i kənˈdʌk tɪŋ, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a semiconductor.
[sem-ee-kuh n-duhk-ter, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i kənˈdʌk tər, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ noun 1. a substance, as silicon or germanium, with electrical conductivity intermediate between that of an insulator and a conductor: a basic component of various kinds of electronic circuit element (semiconductor device) used in communications, control, and detection technology and in computers. 2. a semiconductor device. […]
- Semiconductor diode
semiconductor diode A diode made of semiconductor components, usually silicon. The cathode, which is negatively charged and has an excess of electrons, is placed adjacent to the anode, which has an inherently positive charge, carrying an excess of holes. At this junction a depletion region forms, with neither holes nor electrons. A positive voltage at […]