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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components.

mi′cro·e·lec·tron′ic adj.


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


(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.
mi`cro•e•lec•tron′ic, adj.
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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


[ˈmaɪkrəʊˌiːlekˈtrɒnɪks] NSINGmicroelectrónica fsing


[ˌmaɪkrəʊilɛkˈtrɒnɪks] nmicroélectronique f


[ˌmaɪkrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks] nsgmicroelettronica
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