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nan·o·tech·nol·o·gy

 (năn′ə-tĕk-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The science and technology of nanoscale devices and materials, such as electronic circuits, constructed using single atoms and molecules.

nan′o·tech·nol′o·gist n.
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nanotechnology

(ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ) or

nanotech

n
a branch of technology dealing with the manufacture of objects with dimensions of less than 100 nanometres and the manipulation of individual molecules and atoms
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nan•o•tech•nol•o•gy

(ˈnæn ə tɛkˌnɒl ə dʒi, ˈneɪ nə-)
n.
a technology executed on the scale of less than 100 nanometers, the goal of which is to control individual atoms and molecules, esp. to create computer chips and other microscopic devices.
[1970–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nanotechnology - the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
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Translations
nanotecnologia

nanotechnology

[ˌnænəʊtekˈnɒlədʒɪ] Nnanotecnología f
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nanotechnology

[ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒi] nnanotechnologie f
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nanotechnology

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