[ ey-vee-on-iks, av-ee- ]
/ ˌeɪ viˈɒn ɪks, ˌæv i- /
(used with a singular verb) the science and technology of the development and use of electrical and electronic devices in aviation.
(used with a plural verb) the devices themselves.
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The introduction of AIMS in the 777 changed the architecture of the avionics on Boeing airliners.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for avionics
/ (ˌeɪvɪˈɒnɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the science and technology of electronics applied to aeronautics and astronautics
(functioning as plural) the electronic circuits and devices of an aerospace vehicle
Derived forms of avionicsavionic, adjective
Word Origin for avionics
C20: from avi (ation electr) onics
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