[ mahy-kroh-i-lek-tron-iks, -ee-lek- ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪks, -ˌi lɛk- /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the technology dealing with the design, development, and construction of electronic systems utilizing extremely small elements, especially solid-state devices employing microminiaturization.
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British Dictionary definitions for microelectronics
/ (ˌmaɪkrəʊɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the branch of electronics concerned with microcircuits
Derived forms of microelectronicsmicroelectronic, adjective
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Scientific definitions for microelectronics
[ mī′krō-ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭks ]
The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components generally too small to be seen by the naked eye.
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