electronics

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

Definition of electronics

  1. 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. 2 :  electronic components, devices, or equipment

First Known Use of electronics

1908


ELECTRONICS Defined for English Language Learners

electronics

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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

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noun elec·tron·ics \i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks\

Definition of electronics for Students

  1. :  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

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noun plural elec·tron·ics \-iks\

Medical Definition of electronics

  1. 1singular 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. 2:  electronic devices or equipment



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