integrated circuit

integrated circuit
noun Date: 1959 a tiny complex of electronic components and their connections that is produced in or on a small slice of material (as silicon) • integrated circuitry noun

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  • integrated circuit — ˌintegrated ˈcircuit noun [countable] a very small set of electrical connections printed on a single piece of semiconductor material, such as a chip * * * integrated circuit UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION IC) ► a very small set of electr …   Financial and business terms

  • Integrated Circuit — Circuit intégré Pour les articles homonymes, voir CI. Le circuit intégré (CI), aussi appelé puce électronique, est un composant électronique reproduisant une ou plusieurs fonctions électroniques plus ou moins complexes, intégrant souvent… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • integrated circuit — integrated circuits N COUNT An integrated circuit is a very small electronic circuit printed on a single silicon chip. [TECHNICAL] …   English dictionary

  • integrated circuit — ► NOUN ▪ an electronic circuit on a small piece of semiconducting material, performing the same function as a larger circuit of discrete components …   English terms dictionary

  • integrated circuit — n. an electronic circuit containing many interconnected amplifying devices and circuit elements formed on a single body, or chip, of semiconductor material …   English World dictionary

  • Integrated Circuit —   [dt. »integrierter Schaltkreis«], Synonym für Chip …   Universal-Lexikon

  • integrated circuit — n technical a very small set of electronic connections printed on a single piece of ↑semiconductor material instead of being made from separate parts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • integrated circuit — noun count TECHNICAL a set of electronic parts on a single CHIP (=a small piece of a material that allows some electricity to pass through it), used for performing the same jobs as a number of separate parts that would need much more space …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • integrated circuit —  Integrated Circuit  (IС, Microcircuit, Microchip, Silicon Chip, or Chip)  Интегральная схема (ИС, (микро) (ИМС, м/сх), чип,)   Электронная схема, состоящая из большого числа взаимосвязанных устройств, расположенных на одном полупроводниковом… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Integrated circuit — Silicon chip redirects here. For the electronics magazine, see Silicon Chip. Integrated circuit from an EPROM memory microchip showing the memory blocks, the supporting circuitry and the fine silver wires which connect the integrated circuit die… …   Wikipedia

  • integrated circuit — Electronics. a circuit of transistors, resistors, and capacitors constructed on a single semiconductor wafer or chip, in which the components are interconnected to perform a given function. Abbr.: IC Also called microcircuit. [1955 60] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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