designating or pertaining to electronic devices, as transistors or crystals, that can control current without the use of moving parts, heated filaments, or vacuum gaps.
(modifier) (of an electronic device) activated by a semiconductor component in which current flow is through solid material rather than in a vacuum
(modifier) of, concerned with, characteristic of, or consisting of solid matter
- Solid-state physics
[kuh n-denst-mat-er] /kənˈdɛnstˌmæt ər/ noun 1. the branch of physics that deals with the macroscopic physical properties of matter, especially solids; the study of the electromagnetic, structural, and thermodynamic properties of solids. 2. this study applied to crystalline solids, amorphous solids, and liquids. solid-state physics noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned […]
[sol-i-duhng-yuh-lit, -leyt] /ˌsɒl ɪˈdʌŋ yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ adjective, Zoology. 1. having a single, undivided hoof on each foot, as a horse. noun 2. Also called soliped. a solidungulate animal.
noun, plural solidi [sol-i-dahy] /ˈsɒl ɪˌdaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a gold coin of ancient Rome, introduced by Constantine and continued in the Byzantine Empire; bezant. 2. (in medieval Europe) a money of account equal to 12 denarii. Compare sol2 . 3. virgule. noun, Physical Chemistry. 1. (on a graph of temperature versus composition) the curve […]
noun, Theology. 1. a person who maintains that faith alone, without the performance of good works, is all that is necessary for salvation. noun 1. (Christianity) a person who maintains that man is justified by faith alone