Associations to the word «Ionic»


IONIC, adjective. (chemistry) of, relating to, or containing ions
IONIC, adjective. Of or relating to Ionians
IONIC, adjective. (architecture) of an order of classical Greek architecture whose distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes.
IONIC, adjective. (printing) (dated) Of or relating to a kind of heavy-faced type.
IONIC, proper noun. A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.
IONIC BOND, noun. (chemistry) A type of chemical bond where two atoms or molecules are connected to each other by electrostatic attraction.
IONIC BONDS, noun. Plural of ionic bond
IONIC CRYSTAL, noun. A class of crystal consisting of a lattice of ions held together by their electrostatic interaction; they exhibit strong absorption of infrared radiation and have planes along which they cleave easily
IONIC LIQUID, noun. (chemistry) any salt that has a relatively low melting point; they are used as solvents where water or traditional organic solvents cannot be used.
IONIC LIQUIDS, noun. Plural of ionic liquid

Dictionary definition

IONIC, noun. The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia.
IONIC, adjective. Containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions; "ionic charge"; "ionic crystals"; "ionic hydrogen".
IONIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture.
IONIC, adjective. Of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

Wise words

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