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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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(ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ) or


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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(ˈnæn ə tɛkˌnɒl ə dʒi, ˈneɪ nə-)
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.
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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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[ˌnænəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒi] nnanotechnologie f
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"Building up a nanotechnological assembly line calls for a different kind of propulsion technology.
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Since all the destruction (e.g., adhesion/cohesion failures) initiates from the nanoscale to the microscale, the current focus is now being placed on nanotechnological (the technology that analyzes the properties in terms of nanoscale measurement) applications in asphalt.
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Lastly, we speculate about the more remote future, when AI reaches the level of superintelligence and such life-extension methods as uploading human minds and creating nanotechnological bodies may become possible, thus lowering the probability of human death close to zero.