Definition of nanotechnology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nanotechnology

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noun
NAmE//ˌnænoʊtɛkˈnɑlədʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the branch of technology that deals with structures that are less than 100 nanometers long. Scientists often build these structures using individual molecules of substances. Nanotechnology is the blanket term used to describe the precision manufacture of materials and structures of molecular dimensions. She claims that nanotechnology will enable engineers to construct sophisticated nanorobots that can navigate the human body.
nanotechnologist
 
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NAmE//ˌnænoʊtɛkˈnɑlədʒɪst//
 
noun
nanotechnological
 
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NAmE//ˌnænoʊˌtɛknəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
adjective nanotechnological research
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nanotechnology