surface-mount technology

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surface-mount technology

[′sər·fəs ¦mau̇nt tek′näl·ə·jē]
(electronics)
The technique of mounting electronic circuit components and their electrical connections on the surface of a printed board, rather than through holes.
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The use of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and Surface Mounted Devices (SMDs), where appropriate helps ensure that body electronics system components are small and reliable.

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