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  • noun Machinery built on a nanoscale; nanomachines.

Etymologies

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nano- +‎ machinery

Examples

  • Consider a carbon crystal, created (and edited) one atom at a time by nanomachinery; there are two stable isotopes of carbon, and we can use a Carbon-12 atom to represent a binary 0 and a Carbon-13 atom to represent a binary 1.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • Shortly after World War II a new technique allowed science to peer directly into the nanomachinery of the cell.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • Shortly after World War II a new technique allowed science to peer directly into the nanomachinery of the cell.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • Shortly after World War II a new technique allowed science to peer directly into the nanomachinery of the cell.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • Shortly after World War II a new technique allowed science to peer directly into the nanomachinery of the cell.

    The Edge of Evolution

  • An international team of nanoscience have been working hard at creating useful working nanomachinery.

    Molecular Machines Switch Mysteriously | Blog | Futurismic

  • This is another big step forward for the field of nanomachinery.

    Molecular Traffic Control System | Blog | Futurismic

  • Moreover, self-replication is unnecessary: the development and use of highly productive systems of nanomachinery (nanofactories) need not involve the construction of autonomous self-replicating nanomachines.

    Boing Boing: June 13, 2004 - June 19, 2004 Archives

  • The shells held self-replicating nanomachinery, including the rudimentary AI, and living eukaryotes sealed into selectively permeable membranes.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Such travel is not quite as risky as it would be for you or me, since all the citizens of t'T are protected by dotTech, the omnipresent nanomachinery that confers immortality and near-invulnerability.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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