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e·lec·tron·ic

 (ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭk, ē′lĕk-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to electrons.
2. Of, based on, operated by, or otherwise involving the controlled conduction of electrons or other charge carriers, especially in a vacuum, gas, or semiconducting material.
3. Of, relating to, or produced by means of electronics: electronic navigation; electronic books.
4. Of or relating to music produced or altered by electronic means, as by a tape recorder or synthesizer.
5. Of, implemented on, or controlled by a computer or computer network.

e·lec′tron′i·cal·ly adv.

electronic

(ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk; ˌiːlɛk-)
adj
1. (Electronics) of, concerned with, using, or operated by devices in which electrons are conducted through a semiconductor, free space, or gas
2. (Electronics) of or concerned with electronics
3. (General Physics) of or concerned with electrons or an electron: an electronic energy level in a molecule.
4. (Electronics) involving or concerned with the representation, storage, or transmission of information by electronic systems: electronic mail; electronic shopping.
elecˈtronically adv
Usage: Electronic is used to refer to equipment, such as television sets, computers, etc, in which the current is controlled by transistors, valves, and similar components and also to the components themselves. Electrical is used in a more general sense, often to refer to the use of electricity as a whole as opposed to other forms of energy: electrical engineering; an electrical appliance. Electric, in many cases used interchangeably with electrical, is often restricted to the description of particular devices or to concepts relating to the flow of current: electric fire; electric charge

e•lec•tron•ic

(ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to electronics or to devices, circuits, or systems developed through electronics.
2. of or pertaining to electrons or to an electron.
3. (of a musical instrument) using electric or electronic means to produce or modify the sound.
4. of or controlled by computers.
[1900–05]
e•lec•tron′i•cal•ly, adv.

e·lec·tron·ic

(ĭ-lĕk′trŏn′ĭk)
Relating to devices that work by the movement of electric charge carriers (such as electrons), especially across a vacuum or a semiconductor. ♦ The scientific study of this movement, along with the development of devices such as televisions and computer circuits that work by controlling this movement, is called electronics.
Usage All electronic devices are electric, but not all electric devices are electronic. An electric device is simply one that is powered by electricity. An electric fan usually consists of an electric motor that moves fan blades in a circle. An electronic device usually has special components that control the movement of electrons across a vacuum (as in a vacuum tube) or a semiconductor. These components allow a great range of capabilities, from tuning in to radio and television channels, to performing complicated calculations on calculators, to reading the time from a digital watch.

electric

electricalelectronic
1. 'electric'

You use electric in front of nouns to talk about particular machines or devices that use electricity.

The boat runs on an electric motor.
I switched on the electric fire.
2. 'electrical'

You use electrical when you are talking in a more general way about machines, devices, or systems that use or produce electricity. Electrical is typically used in front of nouns such as equipment, appliance, and component.

They sell electrical appliances such as dishwashers and washing machines.
We are waiting for a shipment of electrical equipment.

You also use electrical to talk about people or organizations connected with the production of electricity or electrical goods.

Jan is an electrical engineer.
They work in the electrical engineering industry.
3. 'electronic'

You use electronic to talk about a device that has transistors or silicon chips that control and change the electric current running through the device, or to describe a process or activity using electronic devices.

Mobile phones, laptops and other electronic devices must be switched off.
They use electronic surveillance systems.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.electronic - of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons; "electronic devices"
2.electronic - of or concerned with electrons; "electronic energy"

electronic

adjective
Related words
prefix e-
Translations
إلِكْترونيإلِكْترونيّ
elektronickýelektronovýinternetový
elektroniskelektron-elektronik-elektronikingeniør
elektroninen
elektronički
elektronikaielektronikus
rafeinda-, rafeindatækni-, raftæknilegurrafeinda-, raftækni-
電子の
전자의
elektronicznyelektronowy
elektronický
elektronski
elektronisk
เกี่ยวกับระบบอิเล็กทรอนิกส์
điện tử

electronic

[ɪlekˈtrɒnɪk]
A. ADJ [equipment, circuit, information, signal] → electrónico
the electronic agela edad de la electrónica
B. CPD electronic banking Nbanca f informatizada
electronic data processing Nprocesamiento m electrónico de datos
electronic engineer Ningeniero/a m/f electrónico/a
electronic engineering Ningeniería f electrónica
electronic funds transfer Ntransferencia f electrónica de fondos
electronic mail Ncorreo m electrónico
electronic mailbox Nbuzón m electrónico
electronic music Nmúsica f electrónica
electronic news gathering Nrecogida f electrónica de noticias
electronic point of sale Npunto m de venta electrónico
electronic publishing Nedición f electrónica
electronic shopping Ncompra f computerizada
electronic surveillance Nvigilancia f electrónica
electronic tagging Netiquetado m electrónico

electronic

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk ˌiːlɛkˈtrɒnɪk] adjélectronique

electronic

adjelektronisch; informationelektronisch gespeichert; the electronic agedas elektronische Zeitalter

electronic

:
electronic banking
nelektronischer Geldverkehr
electronic brain
nElektronen(ge)hirn nt
electronic cash
electronic commerce
electronic data processing
electronic engineering
nElektronik f; electronic companyElektronikfirma f
electronic flash
n (Phot) → Elektronenblitz m
electronic funds transfer
nelektronische (Geld)überweisung; electronic systemelektronisches Überweisungssystem
electronic game
nElektronikspiel nt
electronic keyboard
n (Mus) → elektronisches Keyboard; (on computer) → elektronische Tastatur
electronic mail
electronic mailbox
electronic music
electronic news gathering
electronic point of sale
nelektronisches Kassenterminal; electronic systemSystem ntmit elektronischen Kassenterminals
electronic publishing

electronic

:
electronic surveillance
electronic tag
nelektronische Marke, elektronisches Kennzeichen; (for prisoner) → elektronische Fußfessel
electronic tagging
nelektronische Markierung or Kennzeichnung; (for prisoners) → elektronische Fußfesseln pl
electronic transfer of funds

electronic

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk] adjelettronico/a
electronic configuration (Chem) → configurazione f degli elettroni

electron

(iˈlektron) noun
a very small particle within the atom.
electronic (eləkˈtronik) adjective
1. worked or produced by devices built or made according to the principles of electronics. an electronic calculator.
2. concerned or working with such machines. an electronic engineer.
ˌelectronic ˈmail noun
(also e-mail, ~email) the system of sending messages by computer; the information sent this way.
electronics (eləkˈtroniks) noun singular
the branch of science that deals with the study of the movement and effects of electrons and with their application to machines etc.

electronic

إلِكْترونيّ elektronický elektronisk elektronisch ηλεκτρονικός electrónico elektroninen électronique elektronički elettronico 電子の 전자의 elektronisch elektronisk elektroniczny eletrónico, eletrônico электронный elektronisk เกี่ยวกับระบบอิเล็กทรอนิกส์ elektronik điện tử 电子的

e·lec·tron·ic

a. electrónico-a;
___ instrumentinstrumento ___;
___ monitoringmonitoreo ___.
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