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light-emitting diode

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electricity, Electricity
light-emitting diodeˌlight-emitting ˈdiode noun [countable] technical (abbreviation LED)  a small electronic object that produces light when an electrical current is sent through it. Light-emitting diodes are used, for example, as lights on electrical equipment, and to make words and pictures on large screens.
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