Electronics. a technique for varying the sector covered by a transmitting or receiving antenna by electrical means without moving the antenna.
Also called electronic scanning. Television. the technique used in scanning a surface to reproduce or transmit a picture.
- Electronic shopping
noun the browsing and purchase of goods using a computer (Internet) or television catalog; also called home shopping See home shopping Usage Note computing
- Electronics industry association
body, standard (EIA) A body which publishes “Recommended Standards” (RS) for physical devices and their means of interfacing. EIA-232 is their standard that defines a computer’s serial port, connector pin-outs, and electrical signaling. (1995-03-02)
noun 1. Computers. (def 2).
noun 1. surveillance or the gathering of information by surreptitious use of electronic devices, as in crime detection or espionage. noun 1. the use of such electronic devices as television monitors, video cameras, etc, to prevent burglary, shop lifting, break-ins, etc 2. monitoring events, conversations, etc, at a distance by electronic means, esp by such […]