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 Dictionary entry overview: What does electronic equipment mean? 

  The noun ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT has 1 sense:

1. equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

  Familiarity information: ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT used as a noun is very rare.

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Sense 1electronic equipment [BACK TO TOP]


Equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)

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Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("electronic equipment" is a kind of...):

equipment (an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service)

Meronyms (parts of "electronic equipment"):

circuit; electric circuit; electrical circuit (an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow)

electrode (a conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "electronic equipment"):

amplifier (electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it)

cathode-ray oscilloscope; CRO; oscilloscope; scope (electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities)

computer peripheral; peripheral; peripheral device ((computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer)

playback (electronic equipment comprising the part of a tape recorder that reproduces the recorded material)

radio-gramophone; radio-phonograph (electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player)

scrambler (electronic equipment that makes speech unintelligible during transmission and restores it at reception)

set (any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals)

tape deck (electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system)

tape player (electronic equipment for playing back magnetic tapes)

phone; telephone; telephone set (electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds)

television equipment; video equipment (electronic equipment that broadcasts or receives electromagnetic waves representing images and sound)

auxiliary equipment; off-line equipment (electronic equipment not in direct communication (or under the control of) the central processing unit)

monitor (electronic equipment that is used to check the quality or content of electronic transmissions)

monitor (a piece of electronic equipment that keeps track of the operation of a system continuously and warns of trouble)

audio system; sound system (a system of electronic equipment for recording or reproducing sound)

cassette player (electronic equipment for playing cassettes)

CD player (a stand-alone piece of electronic equipment that either has its own display or attaches to a television set)

C.P.U.; central processing unit; central processor; CPU; mainframe; processor ((computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing)

circuitry (electronic equipment consisting of a system of circuits)

detector (electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity)

equaliser; equalizer (electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion)

electron lens; lens (electronic equipment that uses a magnetic or electric field in order to focus a beam of electrons)

mixer (electronic equipment that mixes two or more input signals to give a single output signal)

modem ((from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line)

terminal (electronic equipment consisting of a device providing access to a computer; has a keyboard and display)

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