American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. The science and technology of the development and use of electrical and electronic devices in aviation.
- n. The devices used in avionics.
- n. science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics
- Blend of aviation and electronics (Wiktionary)
- avi(ation) + (electr)onics. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The avionics are the most important part of the jet.”
“The roll control system will receive commands from computers, electronics and other equipment, called the avionics system, to help steer it during flight.”
“The agency is concentrating in sectors where it believes the United States can reap the most benefits, he said, such as avionics, medical technology and heavy equipment for construction, farming and power generation.”
“Department of Defense cuts costs, but still sees some growth opportunities from proposed shifts in spending to certain technologies such as avionics for military needs.”
“However, it seems logical to assume that one-man craft will be incapable of carrying the re - quired fuel, weapons, and "avionics" (there's a term that will need to evolve).”
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