an assembly of miniature optical elements of a size comparable to those used in electronic integrated circuits.
noun, Agriculture. 1. an ecological approach to pest management that combines understanding the causes of pest outbreaks, manipulating the crop ecosystem for pest control, and monitoring pest populations and their life cycles to determine if and when the use of pesticides is indicated. Abbreviation: IPM.
- Integrated school
noun 1. (in New Zealand) a private or church school that has joined the state school system
- Integrated services digital network
communications (ISDN) A set of communications standards allowing a single wire or optical fibre to carry voice, digital network services and video. ISDN is intended to eventually replace the plain old telephone system. ISDN was first published as one of the 1984 ITU-T Red Book recommendations. The 1988 Blue Book recommendations added many new features. […]
- Integrated systems architecture
(ISA for ODP) An Esprit 2 project continuing the ANSA project. (1995-02-21)