- the technology dealing with the design, development, and construction of electronic systems utilizing extremely small elements, especially solid-state devices employing microminiaturization.
Origin of microelectronics
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- (functioning as singular) the branch of electronics concerned with microcircuits
Word Origin and History for microelectronics
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components generally too small to be seen by the naked eye.
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