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Medtalk adjective Referring to a classic; traditional, well-known, typical, widely used noun A thing that is widely known, traditional, timeless. See Citation classic.
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They have retained the basic physics of classic devices and added material on such areas of contemporary interest as three-dimensional MOSFETs (metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors), nonvolatile memory, modulation-doped field effect transistor, single-electron transistor, resonant-tunneling diode, insulated-gate bipolar transistor, quantum cascade laser, and semiconductor sensors.
ONE OF THE CLASSIC DEVICES of the lazy reporter who needs an average man quote for a story about life in the city is the cab driver interview.
Many strange and fearful events (now classic devices of gothic romances) take place in the haunted atmosphere of the solitary castle of Udolpho.

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