electronics

plural noun elec·tron·ics \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

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

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First Known Use of electronics

1908


ELECTRONICS Defined for English Language Learners

electronics

noun

Definition of electronics for English Language Learners

  • : devices (such as televisions, radios, and computers) that operate using many small electrical parts

  • : electronic parts

  • : a science that deals with the uses and effects of electrons


ELECTRONICS Defined for Kids

electronics

noun elec·tron·ics \ i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks \

Definition of electronics for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

electronics

noun plural elec·tron·ics \ -iks \

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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