ionic

adjective ion·ic \ ī-ˈä-nik \

Definition of ionic

1 :of, relating to, existing as, or characterized by ions
  • ionic gases
  • the ionic charge
2 :based on or functioning by means of ions
  • ionic conduction

ionicity

play \ˌī-ə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of ionic

International Scientific Vocabulary


1

Ionic

adjective Ion·ic \ ī-ˈä-nik \

Definition of Ionic

1 :of or relating to the ancient Greek architectural order distinguished especially by fluted columns on bases and scroll volutes in its capitals — see order illustration
2 :of or relating to Ionia or the Ionians

Origin and Etymology of ionic

Latin & Middle French; Middle French ionique, from Latin ionicus, from Greek iōnikos, from Iōnia Ionia


2

Ionic

noun

Definition of Ionic

:a dialect of ancient Greek spoken especially in Ionia and the Cyclades

First Known Use of ionic

1668


Medical Dictionary

ionic

adjective ion·ic \ ī-ˈän-ik \

medical Definition of ionic

1 :of, relating to, existing as, or characterized by ions
  • ionic gases
  • the ionic charge
2 :based on or functioning by means of ions
  • ionic conduction

ionically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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