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Meaning of electronic by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Latin electrinus ( “made of amber” ), from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον ( ēlektron, “amber” ) .


    • ( RP ) IPA: /ˌɛl.ɛkˈtɹɒn.ɪk/, /ˌɛl.ɪkˈtɹɒn.ɪk/, /ɪˌlɛkˈtɹɒn.ɪk/, X-SAMPA: /I%lEk"trQnIk/
    • ( US ) IPA: /ɪˌlɛkˈtɹɑː.nɪk/, /ˌiː.lɛkˈtɹɑː.nɪk/


    electronic ( not comparable )

    1. ( physics, chemistry ): Of or pertaining to an electron or electrons .
    2. Operating on the physical behavior of electrons, especially in semiconductors .
    3. Generated by an electronic device .
      electronic music
    4. Of or pertaining to the Internet .

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Explanation of electronic by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. of or relating to electronics

    2. electronic devices
    3. of or concerned with electrons

    4. electronic energy

    Definition of electronic by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Electronic a. ( Physics & Chem. )
      1. Of or pertaining to an electron or electrons; as, “electronic energy”. [wns=2]

      2. Using the methods or principles of electronics as part of the working mechanism; -- of devices; as, “electronic circuit; electronic devices; electronic entertainment devices”.

      3. Using computerized storage or transmission of information; as, “electronic banking; electronic mail; electronic fund transfer.”

      4. of or pertaining to electronics. [wns=1]