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nanotechnology

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

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

Full Definition of NANOTECHNOLOGY

:  the science of manipulating materials on an atomic or molecular scale especially to build microscopic devices (as robots)
nano·tech·no·log·i·cal \-ˌtek-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
nano·tech·nol·o·gist \-tek-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of NANOTECHNOLOGY

1974

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