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electronics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Electrical, Industry, Computers
electronicse‧lec‧tron‧ics /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪks, ˌelɪk- $ -ˈtrɑː-/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 TEE[uncountable] the study or industry of making equipment, such as computers and televisions, that work electronicallyelectronics company/industry/firm etc 🔊 an electronics engineerGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?In this meaning, electronics is followed by a singular verb: Electronics deals with electrical circuits that have active components.2 TI[plural] electronic equipment 🔊 the market for consumer electronics
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electronicsHarris Corp., electronics / defense, Melbourne, Fla., $ 27,000.These are terms used in digital electronics to designate the basic logical operations on which digital systems are founded.On Silver and Knitmaster standard and fine gauge electronics the setting is slightly different.Seventy years of empty store shelves have created great pent-up demand for consumer goods, including electronics.Analogue design remains important because it accommodates and defines the basic building blocks of electronics.H-P earned more than $ 31. 5 billion last year, selling every form of electronics from calculators to computers.American homes are filled with VCRs and other electronics.Spacecraft electronics systems are vulnerable to damage by high-energy charged particles and are at particular risk during magnetic storms.The electronics retailer said shareholders will have the option of selling their stock or increasing their holdings to 100 shares.electronics company/industry/firm etcColin Amies, electronics industry adviser at Midland Bank, says that obtaining equity finance is often more important.Elco, an electronics company, shed 1. 25 percent.They were of various sizes and worked in the vehicle, aerospace, mechanical engineering and electronics industries.The consumer electronics industry suffered through one of its worst Christmas seasons in decades in 1996.For example, foreign electronics firms have pre-empted the creation of a domestically-owned electronics industry in all but a few countries.Ralph, a 45-year-old computer-systems analyst, works at a large electronics company in the Bay Area.This is hardly surprising since display technology is expected to dominate many sectors of the electronics industry, both industrial and consumer.
From Longman Business Dictionaryelectronicse‧lec‧tron‧ics /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪks, ˌelɪk--ˈtrɑː-/ noun [uncountable]1the study of making equipment that works using electricity and computer CHIPsShe studied electronics at Manchester University.2MANUFACTURINGequipment that works using electricity and computer CHIPs, and the industry of making ita company that makes electronics and computer partsElectronics is a strategic area in which government aid is justified. consumer electronics defence electronics home electronics industrial electronics
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