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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•lec•tron•icɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to electronics or to devices, circuits, or systems developed through electronics.

    Category: Electronics

  2. of or pertaining to electrons or to an electron.

    Category: Electronics

  3. (of a musical instrument) using electric or electronic means to produce or modify the sound.

    Category: Music and Dance

  4. of or controlled by computers.

    Category: Computers

Origin of electronic:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. electronic(adj)

    of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons

    "electronic devices"

  2. electronic(adj)

    of or concerned with electrons

    "electronic energy"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. electronic(adjective)ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-

    using small electrical parts that conduct electrons

    electronic devices such as DVD players and cell phones

  2. electronicɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-

    using or accessed through a computer

    electronic voting/banking


  1. electronic(Adjective)

    : Of or pertaining to an electron or electrons.

  2. electronic(Adjective)

    Operating on the physical behavior of electrons, especially in semiconductors.

  3. electronic(Adjective)

    Generated by an electronic device.

    electronic music

  4. electronic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Internet.

  5. Origin: From electrinus, from ἤλεκτρον.


  1. Electronic

    Electronic were an alternative dance supergroup formed by New Order singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner and ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. They co-wrote the majority of their output between 1989 and 1998, collaborating with Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, of the Pet Shop Boys, on three tracks in their early years, and former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos on nine songs in 1995.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'electronic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2885

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'electronic' in Adjectives Frequency: #397

Translations for electronic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


worked or produced by devices built or made according to the principles of electronics

an electronic calculator.

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