Electronics (Mike Jaroch)

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(1) The connection between two or more conductors. (2) The contact between two dissimilar metals or materials, as in a thermocouple [1].


A box with a cover that serves the purpose of joining different runs of wire or cable and provides space for the connection and branching of the enclosed conductors [4].


A two-terminal device containing a single crystal of semiconducting material that ranges from P-type at one terminal to N-type at the other [7].


A bipolar transistor constructed from interacting PN junctions. The term is
used to distinguish junction transistors from other types, such as field-effect and point-contact [7].