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electronic

  

      adj  
1    of, concerned with, using, or operated by devices, such as transistors or valves, in which electrons are conducted through a semiconductor, free space, or gas  
2    of or concerned with electronics  
3    of or concerned with electrons or an electron  
an electronic energy level in a molecule     
4    involving or concerned with the representation, storage, or transmission of information by electronic systems  
electronic mail, electronic shopping     
  electronically      adv  
Electronic is used to refer to equipment, such as television sets, computers, etc., in which the current is controlled by transistors, valves, and similar components and also to the components themselves. Electrical is used in a more general sense, often to refer to the use of electricity as a whole as opposed to other forms of energy: electrical engineering; an electrical appliance. Electric, in many cases used interchangeably with electrical, is often restricted to the description of particular devices or to concepts relating to the flow of current: electric fire; electric charge  


electronic configuration  
      n     (Chem)   the arrangement of electrons in the orbitals of an atom or molecule  
electronic countermeasures  
      n     (Military)   (in electronic warfare) actions intended to interfere with an enemy's use of electromagnetic radiation equipment  
electronic editing  
      n     (Radio, television)   editing of a sound or vision tape recording by electronic rerecording rather than by physical cutting  
electronic file cabinet  
      n     (Computing)   a device, controlled by software, for the storage and retrieval of information  
electronic flash  
      n     (Photog)   an electronic device for producing a very bright flash of light by means of an electric discharge in a gas-filled tube  
electronic flight information systems  
      pl n   (in an aircraft) the computer-operated visual displays on the flight deck, showing information about the aircraft's state and performance in flight  
electronic funds transfer at point of sale  
      n   a system for debiting a retail sale direct to the customer's bank, building-society, or credit-card account by means of a computer link using the telephone network,   (Acronym)    EFTPOS  
electronic game  
      n   any of various small hand-held computerized games, usually battery operated, having a small screen on which graphics are displayed and buttons to operate the game  
electronic graphics  
      pl n   (on television) the production of graphic designs and text by electronic means  
electronic ignition  
      n   any system that uses an electronic circuit to supply the voltage to the sparking plugs of an internal-combustion engine  
electronic keyboard  
      n   a typewriter keyboard used to operate an electronic device such as a computer, word processor, etc.  
electronic mail  
      n   the transmission and distribution of messages, information, facsimiles of documents, etc., from one computer terminal to another,   (Abbrevs.)    E-mail, e-mail, email  
electronic mailbox  
      n   a device used to store electronic mail  
electronic music  
      n   a form of music consisting of sounds produced by oscillating electric currents either controlled from an instrument panel or keyboard or prerecorded on magnetic tape  
electronic office  
      n   integrated computer systems designed to handle office work  
electronic organ  
      n     (Music)   an electrophonic instrument played by means of a keyboard, in which sounds are produced and amplified by any of various electronic or electrical means  
   See also       synthesizer  
electronic organizer  
      n      See       personal organizer       2  
electronic point of sale  
      n   a computerized system for recording sales in retail shops, using a laser scanner at the cash till to read bar codes on the packages of the items sold,   (Acronym)    EPOS  
electronic publishing  
      n   the publication of information on magnetic tape, disks, etc., so that it can be accessed by a computer  
electronic surveillance  
      n  
1    the use of such electronic devices as television monitors, video cameras, etc., to prevent burglary, shop lifting, break-ins, etc.  
2    monitoring events, conversations, etc., at a distance by electronic means, esp. by such covert means as wire tapping or bugging  
electronic tag  
      n      another name for       tag   1       2  
electronic transfer of funds  
      n   the transfer of money from one bank or building-society account to another by means of a computer link using the telephone network,   (Abbrev.)    ETF  
electronic warfare  
      n   the military use of electronics to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use and to protect friendly use of electromagnetic radiation equipment  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
exp.
Functions performed by electronic system independently but not connected to the cyberspace.
o.
The discovery of admissible evidence using techniques with computers and electronic digital devices is called cyber forensics
[Tech.] presentation of discovered data as evidence in court
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
exp.
virtual electronic assets, value or obligations bequeathed to a person after its former owner's death
[Tech.];[US];[Internet] value or obligations in cyberspace transitable upon the death of an individual
n.
electronic virtual assets belonging to an individual that are transferred upon his/her death to a designed heir
[Tech.] also "digital legacy"

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