adjective elec·tron·ic \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-nik\

: operating through the use of many small electrical parts (such as microchips and transistors)

: produced by the use of electronic equipment

: operating by means of a computer : involving a computer or a computer system

Full Definition of ELECTRONIC

:  of or relating to electrons
a :  of, relating to, or utilizing devices constructed or working by the methods or principles of electronics <electronic fuel injection>
b :  implemented on or by means of a computer :  involving a computer <electronic banking>
a :  generating musical tones by electronic means <an electronic organ>
b :  of, relating to, or being music that consists of sounds electronically generated or modified
:  of, relating to, or being a medium (as television) by which information is transmitted electronically <electronic journalism>
elec·tron·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ELECTRONIC

  1. electronic devices such as televisions and computers
  2. Sign up for electronic banking.

First Known Use of ELECTRONIC


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ELECTRONIC Defined for Kids


adjective elec·tron·ic \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-nik\

Definition of ELECTRONIC for Kids

:  relating to or using the principles of electronics <an electronic device>
:  operating by means of or using a computer <electronic banking>
elec·tron·i·cal·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary


adjective elec·tron·ic \i-ˌlek-ˈträn-ik\

Medical Definition of ELECTRONIC

:  of or relating to electrons or electronics
elec·tron·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
July 06, 2015
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