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crystal detector


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A rectifying detector used especially in early radio receivers and consisting of a semiconducting crystal in point contact with a fine metal wire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a detector consisting of a fine wire in contact with a galena crystal; acts as a rectifier


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