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English definition of “electronics”


noun     /ˌɪlekˈtrɒnɪks/
[U] the scientific study of electric current and the technology of using it to manufacture electronic equipment : The minimum qualification for the job is a masters degree in electronics and computer technology .
[plural] the small electrical parts , such as transistors and chips , that are used in electronic equipment : The manufacturing facility makes electronics for telecommunications and medical equipment .
[U] ECONOMICS the part of the economy that is involved in manufacturing and selling electronic equipment : electronics company / industry / sector
[plural] products that use electronic parts : Sales of electronics and toys have been strong . → See also consumer electronics, home electronics, industrial electronics, microelectronics
(Definition of electronics noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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