noun plural but usually singular in construction Ovon·ics \ōˈväniks\

Definition of Ovonics

  1. :  a branch of electronics that deals with applications of the change from an electrically nonconducting state to a semiconducting state shown by glasses of special composition upon application of a certain minimum voltage


adjective, often capitalized

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Origin and Etymology of ovonics

Stanford R. Ovshinsky born 1923 American inventor + electronics

First Known Use: 1968

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to cast off or become cast off

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