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e·lec·tron·ics

 (ĭ-lĕk′trŏn′ĭks, ē′lĕk-)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The science and technology of electronic phenomena.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Electronic devices and systems: The electronics aboard the new aircraft are very sophisticated.
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electronics

(ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks; ˌiːlɛk-)
n
1. (Electronics) (functioning as singular) the science and technology concerned with the development, behaviour, and applications of electronic devices and circuits
2. (Electronics) (functioning as plural) the circuits and devices of a piece of electronic equipment: the electronics of a television set.
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e•lec•tron•ics

(ɪ lɪkˈtrɒn ɪks, ˌi lɛk-)

n.
1. (used with a sing. v.) the science dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.
2. (used with a pl. v.) such devices considered as components of something.
[1905–10]
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electronics

The use and study of electricity in semiconductors.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic deviceselectronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
base - (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
clipper, limiter - (electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude; used to limit the instantaneous amplitude of a waveform (to clip off the peaks of a waveform); "a limiter introduces amplitude distortion"
electronic network, network - (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
electronic transistor, junction transistor, transistor - a semiconductor device capable of amplification
device characteristic, characteristic - any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
echo - a reflected television or radio or radar beam
frequency response - (electronics) a curve representing the output-to-input ratio of a transducer as a function of frequency
redundancy - (electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
electron optics - the branch of electronics that deals with beams of electrons and their focusing and deflection by magnetic fields
microelectronics - the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components
thermionics - the branch of electronics dealing with thermionic phenomena (especially thermionic vacuum tubes)
modulation - (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase
demodulation - (electronics) the reception of a signal by extracting it from the carrier wave
frequency-response characteristic, frequency-response curve - (electronics) a graph of frequency response with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency
characterisic function, characteristic curve - (electronics) graph showing how a particular characteristic of a device varies with other parameters
ripple - (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
pulsation, pulse, pulsing, impulse - (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients); "the pulsations seemed to be coming from a star"
fault - (electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.); "it took much longer to find the fault than to fix it"
sunrise industry - a new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)
growing - (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
series - (electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors"
time constant - (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
decouple - reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
dope - add impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties; "The resistors have been doped"
analog, analogue, linear - of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"
digital - of a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits; "digital computer"
heterodyne - of or relating to the beat produced by heterodyning two oscillations
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Translations
elektronika
إلكترونياتإلِكْترونِيَّاتعلم الإلِكْترونِيّات
електроника
electrònica
elektronika
elektronik
elektroniko
elektroonika
الکترونیک
elektroniikka
אלקטרוניקה
इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स
elektronika
elektronika
electronica
elektronika
rafeindatækniraftækni, rafeindatækni
電子工学
전자공학
electronica
elektronika
electronică
elektronika
elektronika
електроника
elektronik
อิเล็กทรอนิกส์อุปกรณ์อิเล็กทรอนิกส์
електроніка
برقیات
điện tử họcthiết bị điện tử

electronics

[ɪlekˈtrɒnɪks]
A. NSING (= science) → electrónica f
B. NPL [of machine] → componentes mpl electrónicos
C. CPD electronics engineer Ningeniero/a m/f electrónico/a
electronics industry Nindustria f electrónica
electronics manufacturer Nfabricante mf de productos electrónicos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

electronics

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks ˌiːlɛkˈtrɒnɪks]
n
(= technology) → électronique f
My hobby is electronics → Ma passion, c'est l'électronique.
modif [company, industry] → électronique
npl (= circuits) → circuits mpl électroniqueselectronics engineer ningénieur m/f électronicien(ne)electronic tagging n (British)marquage m électroniqueelectron microscope nmicroscope m électronique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

electronics

n
sing (subject) → Elektronik f
pl (of machine etc)Elektronik f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

electronics

[ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks] nsgelettronica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

electronics

إلِكْترونِيَّات elektronika elektronik Elektronik ηλεκτρονική electrónica, sistema electrónico elektroniikka électronique elektronika elettronica 電子工学 전자공학 elektronica elektronikk elektronika eletrónica, eletrônica электроника elektronik อุปกรณ์อิเล็กทรอนิกส์ elektronik bilimi thiết bị điện tử 电子学
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