Ge




Definitions of Ge
  1. noun

    a brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite

    synonyms:
    atomic number 32, germanium
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    type of:

    chemical element, element

    any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
    semiconducting material, semiconductor

    a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities

  2. noun

    (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology

    synonyms:
    Gaea, Gaia
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    Greek deity

    a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

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