circuit board


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The diamond-polymer blend is sprayed onto the product — an electronic circuit board, for instance. Hiawatha Bray,, "Startup uses diamond dust to root out bogus products," 12 Aug. 2019 The circuit board and polymer are originally made as a flat, triangular unit. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics," 10 July 2019 Based in Far Northeast Dallas, Eagle Circuit Inc., makes circuit board prototypes for tech companies. Maria Elena Vizcaino, Dallas News, "'What do you lose if you don’t have anything?' - Why 1 in 3 businesses in Dallas are owned by immigrants," 16 Aug. 2019 The circuit boards create, send, and receive electronic signals that travel along the rails. Shirley Leung,, "How old are the Red Line signals? They don’t even make parts anymore," 13 Aug. 2019 Piper's kit fixes that by including nearly everything your child needs to transform the Pi's bare circuit board into a working wood-and-acrylic computer, including a speaker, a battery, a 9-inch display, and a kid-scale mouse. Adam Rogers, WIRED, "Top 3 Computers for Introducing Your Kids to Comp Sci," 20 Aug. 2019 But computers with multiple chips get bogged down trying to pass data back and forth between the chips over the slower wires that link them on a circuit board. Fortune, "Seeking Big A.I. Advances, a Startup Turns to a Huge Computer Chip," 19 Aug. 2019 In his other hand, Wang holds a small circuit board with a blinking LED light in the middle. Stephen Ornes, Discover Magazine, "Energy Scavengers: Static Electricity Could Power the World," 6 Aug. 2019 Canadian computer chips and circuit boards as well as industrial molds are replacing Chinese ones in the US market. Youyou Zhou, Quartz, "The US-China trade war is creating winners out of Brazil, Australia, Mexico, and Canada," 9 Aug. 2019

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of circuit board

: a board that has many electrical circuits and that is used in a piece of electronic equipment (such as a computer)

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