avionics


avionics
A field of applied research in which electronic devices are adapted to use in aviation. Avionics are aeronautical electronics, not necessarily restricted to aerodynes only. Although the term implies use of equipment in airborne applications only, it also extends to ground-based equipment like radar and surface-to-air weapons.

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  • avionics — [ā΄vē än′iks; ] occas. [ av΄ēän′iks] n. [ AVI(ATION) + (ELECTR)ONICS] the branch of electronics dealing with the development and use of electronic equipment in aviation and astronautics pl.n. the electronic devices, systems, etc. used in an… …   English World dictionary

  • avionics — (n.) 1949, from AVIATION (Cf. aviation) + ELECTRONICS (Cf. electronics) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • avionics — noun /eɪ.viˈɒn.ɪks/ a) The science and technology of the development and use of electrical and electronic devices in aviation. b) The devices used in avionics. See Also: avionic …   Wiktionary

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  • AVIONICS — Aviation Electronics (Governmental » Military) …   Abbreviations dictionary


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