Definition of electronically in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪkli/ /ˌɛlɛkˈtrɒnɪkli/


  • 1By means of electronic equipment or devices.

    ‘the information can be recorded electronically’
    ‘electronically controlled access gates’
    ‘online services that can be accessed electronically’
    • ‘Where possible, I also get bills electronically rather than through the mail.’
    • ‘It's also possible to send the design files to customers electronically, greatly speeding the approval process.’
    • ‘I went through every edition of Science published in 1989, both manually and electronically.’
    • ‘And the business is now electronically, digitally, wirelessly controlling the customer relationship.’
    • ‘Alternatively, an image of the cheque may be electronically transmitted to the drawee bank.’
    • ‘The system electronically assigns a unique, tamper-proof authorization code to individual surety bonds.’
    • ‘However, fewer than 19% of Internet users are currently electronically submitting these federal reports.’
    • ‘The rise of electronically produced sound has barely affected this situation.’
    • ‘Make sure that each copy is electronically encoded with information that can be traced to the recipient.’
    • ‘The plans allow you to have the money transferred electronically from your bank account.’
  • 2In a way that relates to electrons.

    ‘molecules that can accept energy to form electronically excited states’
    • ‘In the photosynthetic light harvesting pigment protein complexes, the carotenoid antenna molecules are found electronically coupled to chlorophylls by relatively short-range interactions.’
    • ‘In relying on Eq. 5, we are ignoring a degeneracy ratio, which for transitions between electronically nondegenerate states of complex molecules is the ratio of the excited- and ground-state partition functions.’
    • ‘Within the Born-Oppenheimer approximation, deuterated and nondeuterated molecules are electronically identical, thus isotope effects arise primarily from the ZPVE.’
    • ‘Impurities in the material can interact electronically, changing their oxidation state, which leads to absorbing color centers and bulk damage.’
    • ‘This suggests that the Cu (II) ion may interact with electronically excited Trp partially quenching its fluorescence.’



/ˌɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪkli/ /ˌɛlɛkˈtrɒnɪkli/