An electric circuit consisting of miniaturized components.(noun)
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Use "microcircuit" in a sentence
"Wessel says that perhaps the microcircuit is the orange clownfish Marlin and the Blue Brain is the blue regal tang Dory and together they are searching for Nemo: an understanding of how consciousness emerges from the soggy three-pound mass of nerve and glial cells we call the brain."
"Said EMP has deactivated every electrical system and high-tech microcircuit in this building and for several blocks around, so trying to flip any alarm would be quite futile."
"The shiny new microcircuit elements lay in straight, neat rows encased in padded containers."