1. nanotechnology

noun. ['ˌnænoʊˌtɛkˈnɑːləˌdʒiː'] the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules).


  • engineering
  • engineering science
  • applied science


  • nano- (English)
  • nanus (Latin)
  • technology (English)
  • τεχνολογία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with nanotechnology

1. Noun, singular or mass
Which industry the nanotechnology or biomedical engineer works in also plays a role in determining how much he is paid.

2. Adjective
The Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that many of the job opportunities for in the decade from 2008 to 2018 will be in the nanotechnology field.

3. Verb, base form
The GB Pocket Stroller may be the closest thing to nanotechnology without actually being nanotechnology.