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microcircuit

[mahy-kroh-sur-kit]
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noun
  1. Electronics. integrated circuit.
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Origin of microcircuit

First recorded in 1955–60; micro- + circuit
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British Dictionary definitions for microcircuit

microcircuit

noun
  1. a miniature electronic circuit, esp one in which a number of permanently connected components are contained in one small chip of semiconducting materialSee integrated circuit
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Derived Formsmicrocircuitry, noun
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Word Origin and History for microcircuit

n.

1959, from micro- + circuit (n.). Related: Microcircuitry.

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