Microengineering

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Definition: Microengineering


Quick Summary of Microengineering


The engineering of microscopic devices



What is the dictionary definition of Microengineering?

Dictionary Definition


  • The design or production of very small machines and structures.
  • The activity of designing structures and machines that are extremely small.

Full Definition of Microengineering


Microengineering concerns the fabrication of machines and structures at a molecular level.

Microengineering refers to the technologies and practice of making three-dimensional structures and devices with dimensions in the order of micrometres. The two constructional technologies of microengineering are microelectronics and micromachining.

Micro engineered pumps and motors are barely visible to the naked eye and have potential uses in mimicking living-organism processes. The term is often used interchangeably with nanotechnology.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Microengineering are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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