HyperDic: electronics

English > 1 sense of the word electronics:
NOUNcognitionelectronicsthe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
electronics > pronunciation
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English > electronics: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices.
Category ofanalogue, analog, linearOf a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input
attenuatedOf an electrical signal
base(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
characteristic, device characteristicAny measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
characteristic curve, characterisic function(electronics) graph showing how a particular characteristic / characteristic of a device varies with other parameters
contact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
decoupleReduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
demodulation(electronics) the reception of a signal by extracting it from the carrier wave
digitalOf a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits
dopeadd impurities to (a semiconductor) in order to produce or modify its properties
echoA reflected television or radio or radar beam
fault(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)
frequency-response curve, frequency-response characteristic(electronics) a graph of frequency response with signal amplitude or gain plotted against frequency
frequency response(electronics) a curve representing the output-to-input ratio of a transducer as a function of frequency
growing(electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state
heterodyneOf or relating to the beat produced by heterodyning two oscillations
limiter, clipper(electronics) a nonlinear electronic circuit whose output is limited in amplitude
modulation(electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave
mono, monophonic, single-channelDesignating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
network, electronic network(electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
pulsation, pulsing, pulse, impulse(electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
redundancy(electronics) a system design that duplicates components to provide alternatives in case one component fails
ripple(electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
series(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other
solid-stateConsisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices
stand-alonecapable of operating independently
stereophonic, stereo, two-channelDesignating sound transmission from two sources through two channels
sunrise industryA new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)
time constant(electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
transistor, junction transistor, electronic transistorA semiconductor device capable of amplification
Narrowerelectron opticsThe branch of electronics that deals with beams of electrons and their focusing and deflection by magnetic fields
microelectronicsThe branch of electronics that deals with miniature components
thermionicsThe branch of electronics dealing with thermionic phenomena (especially thermionic vacuum tubes)
Broaderphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Adjectiveselectronicof or relating to electronics
electronicof or concerned with electrons

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