from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An electric circuit in which the conducting connections have been printed or otherwise deposited in predetermined patterns on an insulating base.
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- n. computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
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Von Hippel 1988 found that lead users had developed 77 per cent of the innovations in the scientific instruments field and 67 per cent of the innovations in semiconductors and printed circuit boards.