What does electronics mean?

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ɪ lɪkˈtrɒn ɪks, ˌi lɛk-elec·tron·ics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. electronicsnoun

    the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

GCIDE

  1. electronicsnoun

    the branch of physics that deals with the behavior of electrons. Electronics is primarily concerned with phenomena other than simple conduction, such as emission of electrons, storage of electrical charge, the effects of electrical fields on the conduction of electrons through a circuit, and amplification and manipulation of electric signals such as voltage or current by design of circuits. Electronics also encompasses the application of such fundamental principles to the construction of devices using the manipulation of electrons in their operation, known as electronic devices.

  2. electronicsnoun

    the branch of engineering concerned with design of devices using the principles of electronics, for practical purposes.

  3. electronicsnoun

    electronic devices generally, or the electronic circuits within an electronic device. The Russian harvesters are sturdily constructed, but their electronics are primitive.

Wiktionary

  1. electronicsnoun

    The study and use of electrical devices that operate by controlling the flow of electrons or other electrically charged particles.

    Electronics is a popular subject.

  2. electronicsnoun

    A device or devices which require the flow of electrons through conductors and semiconductors in order to perform their function; devices that operate on electrical power (battery or outlet);

    Look at all the electronics in this room!

  3. electronicsnoun

    Electronic circuitry.

Freebase

  1. Electronics

    Electronics deals with electrical circuits that involve active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes and integrated circuits, and associated passive interconnection technologies. The nonlinear behaviour of active components and their ability to control electron flows makes amplification of weak signals possible and electronics is widely used in information processing, telecommunications, and signal processing. The ability of electronic devices to act as switches makes digital information processing possible. Interconnection technologies such as circuit boards, electronics packaging technology, and other varied forms of communication infrastructure complete circuit functionality and transform the mixed components into a regular working system. Electronics is distinct from electrical and electro-mechanical science and technology, which deals with the generation, distribution, switching, storage, and conversion of electrical energy to and from other energy forms using wires, motors, generators, batteries, switches, relays, transformers, resistors, and other passive components. This distinction started around 1906 with the invention by Lee De Forest of the triode, which made electrical amplification of weak radio signals and audio signals possible with a non-mechanical device. Until 1950 this field was called "radio technology" because its principal application was the design and theory of radio transmitters, receivers, and vacuum tubes.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Electronics

    The study, control, and application of the conduction of ELECTRICITY through gases or vacuum, or through semiconducting or conducting materials. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)

Editors Contribution

  1. electronics

    The design and use of electrical device.

    Electronics is a much bigger subject and science now we have such effective technology.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020  
  2. electronics

    The science and technology of electronic phenomena.

    The electronics onboard the computer were amazing to view.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'electronics' in Nouns Frequency: #2325

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronics in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of electronics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of electronics in a Sentence

  1. Tim Condon:

    What we see is that exports - by destination, U.S., by product, electronics - are holding up well in Taiwan, but this is a micro-theme.

  2. Nicholas Smith:

    Retail is reheating over the past couple of months, which is an incredible relief when the export side of the economy is looking so bad, drugstores are doing well, electronics stores are finally seeing some growth after suffering a lot following the consumption tax hike. Restaurants have also accelerated quite a bit.

  3. Alex Holmes:

    PMI readings for Asia suggest that manufacturing sectors improved further in most places. Buoyant global demand for electronics should continue to support the sector for at least the next few months.

  4. Akram Boukai:

    This watch wouldn’t be possible even three years ago, now we have available some incredibly low-power chips and electronics.

  5. Investment Commission:

    Considering that Merry Electronics is the domestic leader in the micro-electronic acoustics industry, (such an investment) could affect the future of Taiwan's overall development in this industry.

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