flat pack

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun an integrated circuit package whose leads extend horizontally, allowing the device to be mounted directly onto a circuit board without the need for holes

Commerce

  • noun a pack of goods in which a piece of furniture is sold in flat sections, which the purchaser then has to put together

Electronics

  • A flat rectangular or square IC package with leads projecting horizontally from two or four of its sides. An example is a quad flat pack. Also spelled flatpack.
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