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- 1. diode, rectifying tube, rectifying valve, tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve
- usage: a thermionic tube having two electrodes; used as a rectifier
- 2. diode, semiconductor diode, junction rectifier, crystal rectifier, semiconductor device, semiconductor unit, semiconductor
- usage: a semiconductor that consists of a p-n junction
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