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electronic

[ih-lek-tron-ik, ee-lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, ˌi lɛk-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to electronics or to devices, circuits, or systems developed through electronics.
2.
of or pertaining to electrons or to an electron.
3.
(of a musical instrument) using electric or electronic means to produce or modify the sound.
4.
of, pertaining to, or controlled by computers or computerized systems:
electronic voting; an electronic document.
5.
of or noting computerized products, services, or technologies:
electronic banking.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; electron + -ic
Related forms
electronically, adverb
interelectronic, adjective
nonelectronic, adjective, noun
preelectronic, adjective
unelectronic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interelectronic

electronic

/ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk; ˌiːlɛk-/
adjective
1.
of, concerned with, using, or operated by devices in which electrons are conducted through a semiconductor, free space, or gas
2.
of or concerned with electronics
3.
of or concerned with electrons or an electron: an electronic energy level in a molecule
4.
involving or concerned with the representation, storage, or transmission of information by electronic systems: electronic mail, electronic shopping
Derived Forms
electronically, adverb
Usage note
Electronic is used to refer to equipment, such as television sets, computers, etc, in which the current is controlled by transistors, valves, and similar components and also to the components themselves. Electrical is used in a more general sense, often to refer to the use of electricity as a whole as opposed to other forms of energy: electrical engineering; an electrical appliance. Electric, in many cases used interchangeably with electrical, is often restricted to the description of particular devices or to concepts relating to the flow of current: electric fire; electric charge
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Word Origin and History for interelectronic

electronic

adj.

1902, "pertaining to electrons;" 1930 as "pertaining to electronics;" see electron + -ic. Related: Electronically.

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interelectronic in Science
electronic
  (ĭ-lěk'trŏn'ĭk)   
Relating to electrical devices that amplify and process electrical signals. Audio amplifiers, radios, and digital circuitry are electronic devices. ◇ The scientific study of the behavior and design of electronic devices and circuits is called electronics. Compare electric.
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