Application-Specific Integrated Circuit
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application-specific integrated circuit[‚ap·lə‚kā·shən spi¦sif·ik ‚int·i‚grād·əd ′sər·kət]
An integrated circuit that is designed for a particular application by integrating standard cells from a library, making possible short design times and rapid production cycles. Abbreviated ASIC.
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit(hardware)
(ASIC) An integrated circuit designed to perform a particular function by defining the interconnection of a set of basic circuit building blocks drawn from a library provided by the circuit manufacturer.