nanotech

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

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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, "iPad Artists, Don't Brush Off Adobe Fresco," 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, "What to Know About Spider-Man and Iron Man's New Suits in Avengers: Infinity War," 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, "What to Know About Spider-Man and Iron Man's New Suits in Avengers: Infinity War," 27 Apr. 2018 Not nanotech, not 3-D printing, not artificial intelligence, but gene engineering. Tom Shippey, WSJ, "The Price of Playing God," 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, "The Environmental Defense Fund’s Fred Krupp on the Best Capitalist Climate Solutions," 25 Feb. 2008

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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 23 Oct. 2020.

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