ionic ionic  /aɪ ˈɑ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
  2. (adj) containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions
  3. (adj) of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture
  4. (adj) of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But where the underground profile is jagged with peaks and valleys, the irregular ionic counterparts in the air induce lightning to crash down the ionic ladders.
  2. The usual cell depends on the ionic action of potassium and hydrogen.
  3. But where the underground profile is jagged with peaks and valleys, the irregular ionic counterparts in the air induce lightning to crash down the ionic ladders.

News

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  2. Encapsulant/Adhesive suits printer head, circuit assembly jobs.

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    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "Ionic drive will prove more efficient than either propeller or jet," de Seversky predicted.
    on Jul 18, 2007 By: Alexander de Seversky Source: American Heritage

  2. "The June sales results continue to reflect previously disclosed softness in three major categories: the slowing of Ionic Breeze Air Purifiers, the slowing of massage chairs, and the discontinuation of the Apple iPod sales," said Richard...
    on Jul 6, 2006 By: Richard Thalheimer Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. In the heart, for example, Noble says, "the ionic currents are so finely balanced during the slow phases of pacemaker activity that it is inconceivable that nature arrives at the correct expression and activity level without some kind of feedback...
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Denis Noble Source: Taipei Times

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