Definition of electronics in English:


Syllabification: e·lec·tron·ics
Pronunciation: /ilekˈträniks, ˌēlek-


[usually treated as singular]
  • 1The branch of physics and technology concerned with the design of circuits using transistors and microchips, and with the behavior and movement of electrons in a semiconductor, conductor, vacuum, or gas: electronics is seen as a growth industry [as modifier]: electronics engineers
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    • James achieved A grades in maths, further maths, physics, chemistry and electronics.
    • Three electronics engineers were hired when the assembly line was purchased.
    • Michael John Smith led an unremarkable life as an electronics engineer.
  • 1.1 [treated as plural] Circuits or devices using transistors, microchips, and other components.
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    • In the run up to Christmas, the company stockpiled toys and electronics - so that it could meet demand.
    • Indonesian workers are not yet familiar with computers and electronics.
    • Even when it is manufacturable, there is still packaging work needed for the back-end electronics.

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