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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science and technology of building devices, such as electronic circuits, from single atoms and molecules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the science and technology of creating nanoparticles and of manufacturing machines which have sizes within the range of nanometres

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The manipulation or construction of objects with sizes in the nanometer range or smaller.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)

Etymologies

From nano- +‎ technology. (Wiktionary)

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