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microminiaturization

[mahy-kroh-min-ee-uh-cher-uh-zey-shuh n, -min-uh-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌmɪn i ə tʃər əˈzeɪ ʃən, -ˌmɪn ə-/
noun
1.
extreme miniaturization, especially of electronic equipment, with extensive use of integrated circuits.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; micro- + miniaturization
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Examples for microminiaturization
  • There arise, however, serious questions concerning the future of the overall process of microminiaturization.
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microminiaturization

/ˌmaɪkrəʊˌmɪnɪtʃəraɪˈzeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the production and application of very small semiconductor components and the circuits and equipment in which they are used
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