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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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