JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
きん
Grade: 5
せい
Grade: 5
たい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

禁制(forbidding) +‎ (band)

NounEdit

禁制帯 ‎(hiragana きんせいたい, romaji kinseitai)

  1. (physics) valence band; a highest range of electron energies in an insulator or semiconductor that can be populated; it corresponds to the valence electrons of the constituent atoms