electronics

plural noun
elec·​tron·​ics | \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks How to pronounce electronics (audio) \

Definition of electronics

1 singular in construction : a branch of physics that deals with the emission, behavior, and effects of electrons (as in electron tubes and transistors) and with electronic devices
2 : electronic components, devices, or equipment

Examples of electronics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the meantime, health experts urge parents to secure their electronics and prevent children from accessing batteries. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2022 Residents can go there to also recharge their electronics. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 31 Aug. 2022 Reviewers love using it for all their electronics when traveling or at the beach and our analysts can’t wait to put it to the test in our Lab. Emma Seymour, Good Housekeeping, 9 Aug. 2022 Thanks to the effectiveness of the active air cooling for the battery and its electronics, Mercedes engineers faced the unusual challenge of coaxing the EQXX's motor to produce enough heat to reach its optimal operating temperature. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 24 July 2022 The robot’s body, its moving parts, and its electronics have to be built separately and then assembled together. Sumeet Kulkarni, Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2022 Channel BFF vibes with friendship bracelets and Jeremiah's bold top, or accessorize your electronics with the exact phone case Taylor uses in the show. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 28 June 2022 As with all your electronics, be sure to choose options that can recharge via your solar setup, or run on batteries that are easy to scavenge for (AA and AAA). Outside Online, 21 June 2022 These tiny microprocessors are like the ones operating our electronics, from iPhones and 4K TVs to home printers and gaming consoles. Brett Berk, Popular Mechanics, 20 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of electronics

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of electronics was in 1908

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25 Sep 2022

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“Electronics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electronics. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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More Definitions for electronics

electronics

noun
elec·​tron·​ics | \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks How to pronounce electronics (audio) \

Kids Definition of electronics

: a science that deals with the giving off, action, and effects of electrons in vacuums, gases, and semiconductors and with devices using such electrons

electronics

noun plural
elec·​tron·​ics | \ -iks How to pronounce electronics (audio) \

Medical Definition of electronics

1 singular in construction : a branch of physics that deals with the emission, behavior, and effects of electrons (as in electron tubes and transistors) and with electronic devices
2 : electronic devices or equipment

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