(used with a singular verb) the science dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.
(used with a plural verb) electronic devices, circuits, or systems developed through electronics: Can you get through the day without using your phone or other electronics?
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How to use electronics in a sentence
Braun is a Germany-based company that began as a small electronics shop established by Max Braun in 1921.The best beard trimmer: Shape your facial hair with ease | Carsen Joenk | January 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
The category actually matured quite quickly, compared to various other verticals in the consumer electronics space.Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro are a solid AirPods alternative | Brian Heater | January 15, 2021 | TechCrunch
I maintained some semblance of sanity and physical fitness by sneaking a workout on a rowing erg in the engine room or a stationary bike squeezed between electronics cabinets.How a Nuclear Submarine Officer Learned to Live in Tight Quarters - Issue 94: Evolving | Steve Weiner | December 30, 2020 | Nautilus
Originally, the convention center project was set to debut in time for CES, the annual consumer electronics show, but that event will now take place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.Elon Musk’s Vegas Strip transit system is one step closer to reality | Verne Kopytoff | December 16, 2020 | Fortune
Bowers & Wilkins was founded in 1966 by a man named John Bowers who began his career by assembling speaker systems at an electronics shop in the southeast of England.
This return scam involved purchasing broken electronics off the auction site and then buying new items off store shelves.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks | M.L. Nestel | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Both get electronics, but the proffered image for boys is a microphone; for girls, a radio.
There are even electronics like iPhone and iPod docking stations and an assortment of pricey pens intended for the pontiff.Pope Francis Raffles Off His Swag to Help the Poor | Barbie Latza Nadeau | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jimbo and I sat next to each other, Indian style, and leaned against the stack of black Hefty bags and electronics.
And he would transform the electronics market that Edison had helped forge.
As a first step, he had spent a year as Pudzy, a college boy, studying electronics and modern skills of all kinds.Satan and the Comrades | Ralph Bennitt
The "czar" could be a good electronics technician interested both in programming and in physics.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969 | H. W. Fulbright et al.
There is an electronics firm just five stories above her fiance, and perhaps, she reasons, there is interference of a sort here.You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did | David E. Fisher
Is it possible that could have been a reference to past training during the Marines when he was trained in electronics?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
No, but he was a Marine and he had been trained as an electronics radar specialist.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for electronics
(functioning as singular) the science and technology concerned with the development, behaviour, and applications of electronic devices and circuits
(functioning as plural) the circuits and devices of a piece of electronic equipment: the electronics of a television set
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