electronic e‧lec‧tron‧ic [ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪk, ˌelɪk- ǁ -ˈtrɑː-] adjective
1. electronic equipment uses electricity and computer chip S:

• an electronic organizer (= equipment that you can use to record addresses, phone numbers etc ) with 256 KB of memory

2. using or produced by using electronic equipment:

• electronic music

• electronic publishing

— electronically adverb :

• The data is stored electronically.

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electronic UK US /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪk/ adjective
using, based on, or used in a system of operation which involves the control of electric current by various devices, such as microchips: »

electronic games/gadgets/goods


They design integrated circuits and other electronic components.


electronic device/equipment/product

Compare ELECTRICAL(Cf. ↑electrical)
IT kept in electronic form on a microchip, disk, or computer: »

an electronic catalogue/database


electronic data/records

Compare DIGITAL(Cf. ↑digital)
INTERNET, E-COMMERCE using the internet or another electronic communication system in order to operate: »

electronic access/billing


electronic media/publishing


These days, people are using a growing array of electronic communication methods - e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging, and social networking sites.

electronic payment/cash system »

Cheques are steadily being replaced by electronic payment systems such as debit cards.

electronically /ɪˌlekˈtrɒnɪkli/ US  /-ˈtrɑːnɪ-/ adverb

These journals will soon be available electronically.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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