Definition of "wafer" [wa•fer]

  • (noun) A small thin crisp cake, biscuit, or candy.
  • (noun) Ecclesiastical A small thin disk of unleavened bread used in the Eucharist.
  • (noun) Pharmacology A flat tablet of rice paper or dried flour paste encasing a powdered drug.
  • (noun) A small disk of adhesive material used as a seal for papers.
  • (noun) Electronics A small thin circular slice of a semiconducting material, such as pure silicon, on which an integrated circuit can be formed.

Use "wafer" in a sentence

  • "The term wafer refers to the general shape of the tumblers."
  • "Can you see the thin wafer cookie and the yummy Nutella in the middle?"
  • "He walked over and picked up the thin wafer of plastic and brushed bits of dried glue and plastic scraps from it."

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