Meaning of ELECTRONIC in English


Pronunciation: i- ˌ lek- ' trä-nik

Function: adjective

Date: 1902

1 : of or relating to electrons

2 a : of, relating to, or utilizing devices constructed or working by the methods or principles of electronics < electronic fuel injection> b : implemented on or by means of a computer : involving a computer < electronic banking>

3 a : generating musical tones by electronic means <an electronic organ> b : of, relating to, or being music that consists of sounds electronically generated or modified

4 : of, relating to, or being a medium (as television) by which information is transmitted electronically < electronic journalism>

– elec · tron · i · cal · ly \ -ni-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.