[ oh-von-iks ]

noun(used with a singular verb)
  1. a branch of electronics using special glassy materials that quickly become electrical conductors upon application of a certain minimum voltage.

Origin of ovonics

First recorded in 1965–70; Ov(shinsky effect) + (electr)onics

Words Nearby ovonics

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