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mi·cro·cir·cuit

 (mī′krō-sûr′kĭt)
n.
An electric circuit consisting of miniaturized components.

mi′cro·cir′cuit·ry (-kĭ-trē) n.

microcircuit

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsɜːkɪt)
n
(Electronics) a miniature electronic circuit, esp one in which a number of permanently connected components are contained in one small chip of semiconducting material. See integrated circuit
ˌmicroˈcircuitry n

in′tegrated cir′cuit


n.
a circuit of transistors, resistors, and capacitors constructed on a single semiconductor wafer or chip, in which the components are interconnected to perform a given function; microcircuit. Abbr.: IC
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microcircuit - a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductormicrocircuit - a microelectronic computer circuit incorporated into a chip or semiconductor; a whole system rather than a single component
micro chip, microchip, microprocessor chip, silicon chip, chip - electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
computer circuit - a circuit that is part of a computer
Translations

microcircuit

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsɜːkɪt] Nmicrocircuito m

microcircuit

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsɜːkɪt] nmicrocircuito
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