One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective transistorized
Design or make with transistors rather than valves.‘a transistorized tape recorder’
- ‘There are probably fewer professional live musicians than there would be if we had never enjoyed radios, jukeboxes, transistorized stereos, or computerized file sharing.’
- ‘The transistorized gravity-strain amplifier derives power from the gravitational field manipulation of positrons.’
- ‘I must have a strange view of government, because I never realised that we paid taxes for the privilege of being lied to by the transistorised apparatchiks of the People's Party.’
- ‘Radio became such an important and sought-after commodity that its development soon went from huge pieces of furniture for indoors to little transistorised ornaments to fit in one's pocket.’
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