Meaning of DIODE in English

DIODE

di ‧ ode /ˈdaɪəʊd $ -oʊd/ BrE AmE noun [countable] technical

[ Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: di- + Greek hodos 'way' ]

a piece of electrical equipment that makes an electrical current flow in one direction

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