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a·vi·on·ics

 (ā′vē-ŏn′ĭks, ăv′ē-)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The science and technology of electronics and the development of electronic devices as applied to aeronautics and astronautics: Avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program.
2. (used with a pl. verb) The electronic systems, equipment, and other devices so developed: The avionics on this spacecraft represent a new generation of sophistication.


a′vi·on′ic adj.
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avionics

(ˌeɪvɪˈɒnɪks)
n
1. (Electronics) (functioning as singular) the science and technology of electronics applied to aeronautics and astronautics
2. (Aeronautics) (functioning as singular) the science and technology of electronics applied to aeronautics and astronautics
3. (Astronautics) (functioning as singular) the science and technology of electronics applied to aeronautics and astronautics
4. (Electronics) (functioning as plural) the electronic circuits and devices of an aerospace vehicle
5. (Aeronautics) (functioning as plural) the electronic circuits and devices of an aerospace vehicle
6. (Astronautics) (functioning as plural) the electronic circuits and devices of an aerospace vehicle
[C20: from avi(ation electr)onics]
ˌaviˈonic adj
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a•vi•on•ics

(ˌeɪ viˈɒn ɪks, ˌæv i-)

n.
(used with a sing. v.) the science and technology of the use of electronic devices in aviation.
[1945–50; avi (ation) + (electr) onics]
a`vi•on′ic, adj.
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avionics

the science and technology of electrical and electronic devices or equipment used in aviation.
See also: Aviation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.avionics - science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronauticsavionics - science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics; "avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program"
aeronautics, astronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
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Translations

avionics

[ˌeɪvɪˈɒnɪks] NSINGaviónica f
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avionics

[ˌeɪviˈɒnɪks] navionique f
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avionics

n singAvionik f
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