nanotech

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, across the country at Caltech, another group of researchers is taking nanotech straight to the genes. Andrew Moseman, Discover Magazine, 22 Mar. 2010 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nanotech was in 1991

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Cite this Entry

“Nanotech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nanotech. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

nanotech

noun
nano·​tech
ˈnan-ō-ˌtek
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