plural noun
mi·​cro·​elec·​tron·​ics | \ ˌmī-krō-i-ˌlek-ˈträ-niks How to pronounce microelectronics (audio) \

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

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Other Words from microelectronics

microelectronic \ ˌmī-​krō-​i-​ˌlek-​ˈträ-​nik How to pronounce microelectronic (audio) \ adjective
microelectronically \ ˌmī-​krō-​i-​ˌlek-​ˈträ-​ni-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce microelectronically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of microelectronics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web NeoCity is the 500-acre high-tech development — formerly Judge Farms near Kissimmee — anchored by BRIDG, a microelectronics research center. Paul Brinkmann, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Osceola County touts NeoCity as possible Amazon home," 6 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of microelectronics

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Microelectronics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microelectronics. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of microelectronics

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

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