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nanotechnology

noun nano·tech·nol·o·gy \ˌna-nō-tek-ˈnä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of nanotechnology

  • : the science of working with atoms and molecules to build devices (such as robots) that are extremely small

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nanotechnology

  1. :  the science of manipulating materials on an atomic or molecular scale especially to build microscopic devices (as robots)

nanotechnological

\-ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

nanotechnologist

\-tek-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

1974

First Known Use of nanotechnology

1974



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