What does electronic device mean?

Definitions for electronic device
elec·tron·ic de·vice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electronic devicenoun

    a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically


  1. electronic devicenoun

    a device depending on the principles of electronics and using the manipulation of electron flow for its operation.


  1. electronic device

    The field of electronics is a branch of physics and electrical engineering that deals with the emission, behaviour and effects of electrons using electronic devices. Electronics uses active devices to control electron flow by amplification and rectification, which distinguishes it from classical electrical engineering, which only uses passive effects such as resistance, capacitance and inductance to control electric current flow. Electronics has hugely influenced the development of modern society. The central driving force behind the entire electronics industry is the semiconductor industry sector, which has annual sales of over $481 billion as of 2018. The largest industry sector is e-commerce, which generated over $29 trillion in 2017.


  1. electronic device

    An electronic device is a machine or piece of equipment that operates using electrical energy or digital technology. This includes devices like smartphones, computers, televisions, tablets, game consoles, smart appliances, and more. They are designed to perform various tasks, such as communication, computation, data processing, and entertainment, among others. Most electronic devices use semiconductors, resistors, capacitors and other components to manipulate and control electric current.

Editors Contribution

  1. electronic device

    A form of device that uses electronics in the function or design

    A mouse is an input electronic device

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronic device in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronic device in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of electronic device in a Sentence

  1. William Evanina:

    If you're planning on taking a mobile phone, laptop, PDA, or other electronic device with you - make no mistake - any data on those devices (especially your personally identifiable information) may be accessed by the Russian government or cyber criminals, corporate and government officials are most at risk, but don't assume you're too insignificant to be targeted.

Translations for electronic device

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  • elektronisches GerätGerman
  • dispositivo electronicoSpanish
  • इलेक्ट्रॉनिक उपकरणHindi
  • الیکٹرانک آلہUrdu
  • 电子设备Chinese

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