What does electronic mean?

Definitions for electronic
ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-elec·tron·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electronicadjective

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

    "electronic devices"

  2. electronicadjective

    of or concerned with electrons

    "electronic energy"

GCIDE

  1. Electronicadjective

    Using the methods or principles of electronics as part of the working mechanism; -- of devices; as, electronic circuit; electronic devices; electronic entertainment devices.

  2. Electronicadjective

    Using computerized storage or transmission of information; as, electronic banking; electronic mail; electronic fund transfer.

Wiktionary

  1. electronicadjective

    Of or pertaining to an electron or electrons.

  2. electronicadjective

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

  3. electronicadjective

    Generated by an electronic device.

    electronic music

  4. electronicadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Internet.

  5. Etymology: From electrinus, from ἤλεκτρον.

Freebase

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. electronic

    Of or relating to electronics.

    Electronics is an important part of technology.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. electronic

    Song lyrics by electronic -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by electronic on the Lyrics.com website.

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of electronic in a Sentence

  1. Ciaran Beggan:

    As it flows it creates an electronic current and that current makes a magnetic field -- which drifts with the hot runny core.

  2. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The inventors of the concept of reincarnation are not far from those who like to abuse the replay button of an electronic device.

  3. Joe Manchin:

    West Virginia's fine with me, if they let electronics in, if we have cell phones or anything electronic, we'd be all there paying attention to that and not paying attention to what's going on, just like the kids do.

  4. Steve Wozniak:

    Back then, when you bought electronic things like TVs and radios, every bit of the circuits and designs were included on paper. Total open source, if you know what you're doing... you could repair a lot of things at low cost. But it's even more precious to know that you did it yourself.

  5. Caroline Bain:

    The demand side is quite subdued, although there are some early indications that the electronic sector could be picking up.

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    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    • A. restore
    • B. interrupt
    • C. distinguish
    • D. interrogate

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