- noun the connection of a number of different electronic components such as integrated circuits, transistors, resistors and capacitors in a small package, which since the components are not contained in their own protective packages, requires far less space than the individual discrete components
- A circuit incorporating two or more different types of components, each with similar functions, working together. For example, a circuit utilizing both transistors and tubes.
- In telecommunications, a circuit which matches a two-wire circuit to a four-wire circuit. Also called balancing network (3).
- synonymhybrid IC