nanotech

noun
nano·​tech | \ ˈna-nō-ˌtek How to pronounce nanotech (audio) \

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Examples of nanotech in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From adaptive nanotech to flexible building materials, Hoberman has created surprising and inventive designs at every scale. Jess Grey, WIRED, 16 Aug. 2019 Tony brags that the chest device powers new nanotech that allows the suit to generate and regenerate on Tony’s body. Eliana Dockterman, Time, 27 Apr. 2018 Tony brags that the chest device powers new nanotech that allows the suit to generate and regenerate on Tony’s body. Eliana Dockterman, Time, 27 Apr. 2018 Not nanotech, not 3-D printing, not artificial intelligence, but gene engineering. Tom Shippey, WSJ, 14 Apr. 2017 His new book, Earth: The Sequel (with Miriam Horn), spotlights the most promising climate solutions, from nanotech to flying windmills. Amanda Griscom Little, WIRED, 25 Feb. 2008

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First Known Use of nanotech

1991, in the meaning defined above

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“Nanotech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nanotech. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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