printed circuit

noun

Definition of printed circuit 

: a circuit for electronic apparatus made by depositing conductive material in continuous paths from terminal to terminal on an insulating surface

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One recent avenue of inquiry is into printable tech, using inks that conduct electronic current to print circuits into materials like cloth or paper. Sophie Weiner, Popular Mechanics, "This Magnetic Ink Would Let Broken Wearable Heal Themselves," 5 Nov. 2016

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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printed circuit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of printed circuit

: a circuit that uses thin strips of metal on a thin board to carry electricity

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