application-specific integrated circuit

Definitions

Electronics

  • An IC which is customized to work for a specific application. This process can save design and manufacturing time, but a significant proportion of the chip may go unused. Its abbreviation is ASIC, or application-specific IC.
  • abbreviationapplication-specific IC
  • acronymASIC

Computing

  • plural noun specially designed ICs for one particular function or to special specifications.
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