electronic device


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electronic device a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
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In literature:

Swift had installed the device in Exman's star head, Tom used the electronic brain to inform the robot about the whole scheme.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
And those electronic devices, all where the class would face them; audio-visual teaching aids.
"Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper
Hoddan's electronic device did not fill a human need; only a technical one.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
The electronic computers and other devices moved silently.
"Generals Help Themselves" by M. C. Pease
The electronic devices we had found had proven they knew far more about V.H.F.
"The Old Martians" by Roger Phillips Graham
Somewhere in this electronic ganglia there had to be a crucial node where he could attach the device he'd brought.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

The next consumer electronics revolution is taking place in a device much larger than your smartphone or tablet -- your car.
Passengers were complaining of electronic devices being taken from luggage.
NEW YORK—A Transportation Security Administration screener has been arrested on charges he swiped iPads and other electronic devices from passengers' luggage at John F Kennedy Airport.
PICAYUNE — Attorney General Jim Hood says consumers and businesses are entitled to a cash refund from a private billion dollar settlement fund if they purchased an electronic device containing an LCD component between 1999 and 2006.
SARGENT Manufacturing manufactures locks , door closers, and electronic access control devices.
Here's Apple's background and summary of the invention: Many electronic devices provide functionality via accessories coupled to the electronic devices using a plug.
The Muskingum County Library System is working to bring events into its walls that supplement what they already do with books and electronic devices.
THIEF BAIT The theft of electronic devices like iPhones has fueled a rise in subway crime this year, the police say.
The US FAA is forming a government-study group to determine whether airlines can be permitted to allow passengers more widespread use of portable electronic devices ( PEDs ) during flight.
Windows tablets could be among the devices unveiled by Microsoft at next month's Consumer Electronics Show.
"it's a way of taking the connectivity from the mobile device and putting it into the car," said Ted Cardenas, director of marketing for Pioneer 's car electronics division.
Police said the 6- to 8-inch pipe bomb was a live, electronic explosive device that contained explosive powder.
Plugged -in teens who can't part company with their iPods and other electronic devices don't just risk hearing problems and eyestrain.
A new study shows that teens walking around with I-pods and other electronic devices with their headphones on are more likely than the average adult to be struck by a car.
And pretty much any electronic device they can hold in their hands.

In science:

Recent images of electron flow through a two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG) device show branching behavior that is reproduced in numerical simulations of motion in a correlated random potential .
Statistics of branched flow in a weak correlated random potential
As an electron-drift device, it is sensitive to fringe magnetic fields, needing significant external shielding.
Development of a Hybrid Photo-Diode and its Front-End Electronics for the BTEV Experiment
There are small turn-on effects, but the device stabilizes as the electronics thermalizes.
Development of a Hybrid Photo-Diode and its Front-End Electronics for the BTEV Experiment
The energy resolution of a large area p-i-n photodiode detector is limited by electronic noise originating in the device.
Relativistic Astrophysics Explorer
The current control at the one-by-one electron accuracy level is feasible in mesoscopic devices due to quantum interference.
Broken Symmetry and Coherence of Molecular Vibrations in Tunnel Transitions