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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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.
  • n. The electronic systems, equipment, and other devices so developed: The avionics on this spacecraft represent a new generation of sophistication.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science and technology of the development and use of electrical and electronic devices in aviation.
  • n. The devices used in avionics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics

Etymologies

avi(ation) + (electr)onics.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Blend of aviation and electronics (Wiktionary)

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