from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of western California southeast of San Francisco known for its high-technology design and manufacturing industries.
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- proper n. A nickname originally for the region of the San Francisco Bay Area in which there are a high number of industries producing silicon chips and later extended to mean the entire concentration of high-tech businesses in this area.
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- n. a region in California to the south of San Francisco that is noted for its concentration of high-technology industries
Bono or Lady Gaga, the term "Silicon Valley entrepreneur" hardly springs to mind.
Just in time, in the same year, the phrase Silicon Valley was coined to capture the rising computer industry in Santa Clara Valley.
The term Silicon Valley was coined in the 1970s and refers to the 50-mile stretch between San Francisco and San Jose, where companies such as National Semiconductor
The term Silicon Valley was coined in the 1970s and refers to the 50-mile stretch between
The term Silicon Valley was coined in the 1970s, named after the material used by companies such as National Semiconductor Corp., Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices Inc. to create computer components.
Robert Scoble visits Wales and marvels at the spread of what he calls Silicon Valley culture.
The two of those companies are responsible for much of what is known as Silicon Valley and for fueling the growth in the tech and Internet sectors.
Is this in the parlance of Silicon Valley "Obama 2.0"?
Such alternative investors include a type that are dubbed “angels” in the jargon of Silicon Valley.
While sparkling-wine technology was expensive, advances were quick, and before long Franciacorta was being referred to as the Silicon Valley of Italian wine.
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