resulting from developments in nanotechnology; of or relating to nanotechnology
Loan conferred with the operators ‘feeding’ the vats, then introduced his guests to one of the molecular programmers who had laid out the agenda for tonight’s nanotechnological miracles.
Secret Ascension 327
1988 Nanotechnology in Spaceflight Mar. 107/3
A reasonable (assuming nanotechnological premises) guess as to the form of an advanced extraterrestrial, one or two steps further up the hierarchical ladder, would place it beyond molecular machinery and into the database realm revealed by disassemblers and managed by Al capabilities.
1989 Sunday Times 17 Sept.
The idea resembles work towards nanotechnological machines—a vision of tiny molecular kits for fabricating materials, molecule by molecule.
The week after that they were even shipping then down in environment tanks from the Milapa Swimmer Community to visit Camaguey’s nanotechnological reef.
Necroville (1995) 38
2005 Apex Science Fiction & Horror Digest Autumn 109
There’s little hope that even his iron discipline and nanotechnological enhancements can free him from her spell.
Research HistoryBen Ostrowsky submitted a 1983 cite from Michael Bishop.
Added to OED in June 2003 with earliest cite of 1989.
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