Date: 1900-2000
Origin: transfer + resistor

transistor

noun
     
Related topics: Broadcasting, Electrical
tran‧sis‧tor [countable]
1TEE a small piece of electronic equipment in radios, televisions etc that controls the flow of electricity
2TCB a transistor radio

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