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

Simple Definition of electronic

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of electronic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to electrons

  2. 2 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>

  3. 3 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

  4. 4 :  of, relating to, or being a medium (as television) by which information is transmitted electronically <electronic journalism>

electronically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of electronic in a sentence

  1. electronic devices such as televisions and computers

  2. Sign up for electronic banking.



1902

First Known Use of electronic

1902

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ELECTRONIC Defined for Kids

electronic

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

Definition of electronic for Students

  1. 1 :  relating to or using the principles of electronics <an electronic device>

  2. 2 :  operating by means of or using a computer <electronic banking>

electronically

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Medical Dictionary

electronic

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

Medical Definition of electronic

  1. :  of or relating to electrons or electronics

electronically

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