printed circuit


noun Electronics.

a circuit in which the interconnecting conductors and some of the circuit components have been printed, etched, etc., onto a sheet or board of dielectric material (PC board, printed-circuit board).

Origin of printed circuit

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for printed circuit board

printed circuit board


noun

an electronic circuit in which certain components and the connections between them are formed by etching a metallic coating or by electrodeposition on one or both sides of a thin insulating boardAlso called: printed circuit , printed circuit card
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Science definitions for printed circuit board

printed circuit board

[ prĭntĭd ]

A flat plastic or fiberglass board on which interconnected circuits and components are laminated or etched. Chips and other electronic components are mounted on the circuits. Computers consist of one or more printed circuit boards, usually called cards or adapters. See more at motherboard.
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