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light-emitting diode


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. LED.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a rectifying semiconductor device which converts electrical energy into electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength in or near the visible spectrum of light.

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

  • n. diode such that light emitted at a p-n junction is proportional to the bias current; color depends on the material used


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