Pronunciation: (mī"krō-i-lek-tron'iks, -ē"lek-), [key]
—n. (used with a sing. v.)
the technology dealing with the design, development, and construction of electronic systems utilizing extremely small elements, esp. solid-state devices employing microminiaturization.
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