microelectronics

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

Definition of microelectronics

1 singular in construction : a branch of electronics that deals with the miniaturization of electronic circuits and components
2 : devices, equipment, or circuits produced using the methods of microelectronics

microelectronic

play \-nik\ adjective

microelectronically

play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of microelectronics

1958


MICROELECTRONICS Defined for English Language Learners

microelectronics

noun

Definition of microelectronics for English Language Learners

  • : the design, production, or use of very small electronic devices and circuits

  • : very small electronic devices or circuits


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