PMOS

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PMOS

[′pē‚mȯs]
(electronics)
Metal-oxide semiconductors that are made on n-type substrates, and whose active carriers are holes that migrate between p-type source and drain contacts. Derived from p-channel metal-oxide semiconductor.

PMOS

(Positive-channel MOS) Pronounced "p-moss." A type of transistor used in the first microprocessors and still used in CMOS chips. PMOS is also used in low-cost products (calculators, watches, etc.). For more details, see MOSFET.