electronic

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From Latin electrinus (made of amber), from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον (ḗlektron, amber).

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electronic (not comparable)

  1. (physics, chemistry): Of or pertaining to an electron or electrons.
  2. Operating on the physical behavior of electrons, especially in semiconductors.
  3. Generated by an electronic device.
    electronic music
  4. Of or pertaining to the Internet.
    • 2013 May 25, “No hiding place”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8837, page 74: 
      In America alone, people spent $170 billion on “direct marketing”—junk mail of both the physical and electronic varieties—last year. Yet of those who received unsolicited adverts through the post, only 3% bought anything as a result.

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Look at pages starting with electronic.

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electronic (not comparable)

  1. electronic