Definition of electronica in English:

electronica

Line breaks: elec|tron¦ica
Pronunciation: /ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪkə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1A popular style of music deriving from techno and rave and having a more ambient, esoteric, or cerebral quality.
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    • He is long credited as the master of fusing Indian classical music with electronica.
    • Her releases, flirting in turn with ambient, electronica, techno, dub and industrial have proven to be enduring records.
    • But they consistently stock their shelves with quality, alternative music, electronica and what have you.
  • 2Electronic devices or technology considered collectively.
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    • On show at the Electronica show was a device for controlling start and stop of motors without sensors.
    • Who can bring a tear to your eye with a high tech electronica gadget that sits comfortably in the palm of his hand?

Origin

1990s: from electronic + -a2.

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