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microminiaturization

Line breaks: micro|mini¦atur|iza|tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkrəʊˌmɪnɪtʃərʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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(also microminiaturisation)

Definition of microminiaturization in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The manufacture of extremely small versions of electronic devices: scientists are working on microminiaturization technology
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  • We all know that this is due to the microminiaturisation of silicon chips and other hardware.
  • The microminiaturization of LSIs has led to an increase in variations in the device characteristics.
  • Finally, microminiaturization opens the potential for great cost savings in both manufacturing and logistics.

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