electronics

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Science of electrons
Nouns
1. electronics, electron physics, electronic engineering, solid-state electronics; musical instrument digital interface, MIDI; electron theory of atoms or solids; superconductivity; nuclear or particle physics, atomic science, quantum mechanics; atomic energy (see power); atomic bomb (see arms). See electricity.
2. molecule, radical; atom, isobar, isotope; nucleus, nuclear particle, nucleon, proton, neutron, electron; subatomic particle, [up, down, strange, charm, bottom or top] quark, baryon, alpha or beta particle, flavor, graviton, hadron, hyperon, kaon, lepton, muon, neutrino, photon, positron, tachyon, tardyon, tauon, zino; valence; electron ray or beam, cathode or anode ray.
3. amplifier, electron or vacuum tube, cathode-ray tube, CRT; semiconductor, solid-state device, transistor, thermistor; base, collector, emitter; printed circuit, microcircuit, microchip, integrated circuit, IC, diode; conductance, resistance, impedance; photoelectric cell, photocell, electric eye, photosensitive device; cryotron; electronic circuit, logic gate, flip-flop circuit.
4.
a. nuclear fission or fusion, fission or fusion reaction; atom-smashing or -splitting, thermonuclear reaction, chain reaction; cold fusion; bombardment.
b. nuclear accelerator, linear or induction accelerator, betatron, cosmotron, cyclotron, Van de Graaff generator.
c. nuclear reactor, CANDU reactor, breeder [reactor]; pile, core, rods.
d. nuclear fuel, fissionable or fusionable material.
5. electronic appliance, computer (see computers), radio, television (see communication); scanner, [tele]copier, sequencer.
6. electronics engineer; nuclear physicist, atomic scientist.
Verbs — atomize, bombard, cleave, split; or smash the atom, fuse.
Adjectives — electronic, anodic, cathodic, solid-state, transistorized, photoelectric; superconductive; atomic, nuclear, subatomic, subnuclear, thermonuclear.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. radionics, electron physics, electron dynamics, electron optics, thermionics, spectrophotometry, radar, transistor physics, infrared spectroscopy, X-ray photometry, photoelectronics, automatics, serioinstrumentation, electrical patterning, cybernetics, computer electronics, microelectronics, semiconductor physics; see also physics , science .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
integrated circuitry, transistors, chips, solid state components. see computer, electricity

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