nanotechnology Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nanotechnology" in British English

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nanotechnologynoun [U]

uk   /ˌnæn.əʊ.tekˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-oʊ.tekˈnɑː.lə-/
an ​area of ​science that ​deals with ​developing and ​producingextremelysmalltools and ​machines by ​controlling the ​arrangement of ​separateatoms
(Definition of nanotechnology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nanotechnology" in American English

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nanotechnologynoun [U]

 us   /ˈnæn·oʊ·tekˌnɑl·ə·dʒi/
the ​science of making ​extremelysmalldevices the ​size of ​atoms and molecules
(Definition of nanotechnology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nanotechnology" in Business English

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nanotechnologynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌnænəʊtekˈnɒlədʒi/
the ​design and use of extremely ​smallmachines made of just a few atoms: The ​event gathered ​productdevelopers, ​investors and researchers to ​talk about ​commercialapplications for nanotechnology.
(Definition of nanotechnology from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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