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mi·cro·e·lec·tron·ics

 (mī′krō-ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components.

mi′cro·e·lec·tron′ic adj.

microelectronics

(ˌmaɪkrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks)
n
(Electronics) (functioning as singular) the branch of electronics concerned with microcircuits
ˌmicroelecˈtronic adj

mi•cro•e•lec•tron•ics

(ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the technology dealing with electronic systems utilizing extremely small elements, esp. solid-state devices employing microminiaturization.
[1955–60]
mi`cro•e•lec•tron′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microelectronics - the branch of electronics that deals with miniature componentsmicroelectronics - the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Translations
mikroelektronika

microelectronics

[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌiːlekˈtrɒnɪks] NSINGmicroelectrónica fsing

microelectronics

[ˌmaɪkrəʊilɛkˈtrɒnɪks] nmicroélectronique f

microelectronics

[ˌmaɪkrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks] nsgmicroelettronica
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